An excavator dumps dead mink into a ditch earlier this month. As a result of Covid-19-related culls of mink in Denmark and the Netherlands, China could take over as the world’s top mink farmer, one expert has said. Photo: AFP
An excavator dumps dead mink into a ditch earlier this month. As a result of Covid-19-related culls of mink in Denmark and the Netherlands, China could take over as the world’s top mink farmer, one expert has said. Photo: AFP
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Why China could be the big winner from mink cull in Denmark over Covid-19 fears

  • Mink breeding has divided Denmark for years, and some see the cull over a mutated strain of Covid-19 in the animals as the perfect time to end it
  • One expert sees a rise in mink production in China and Russia coming, but another expert says their pelts won’t match the quality of those Denmark produced

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An excavator dumps dead mink into a ditch earlier this month. As a result of Covid-19-related culls of mink in Denmark and the Netherlands, China could take over as the world’s top mink farmer, one expert has said. Photo: AFP
An excavator dumps dead mink into a ditch earlier this month. As a result of Covid-19-related culls of mink in Denmark and the Netherlands, China could take over as the world’s top mink farmer, one expert has said. Photo: AFP
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