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Mink Trapping

A Book of Instruction Giving Many Methods of Trapping—A Valuable Book for Trappers.

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Author: A.R. Harding
Published: 1906
Language: English
Wordcount: 34,760 / 97 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 82
LoC Category: SF
Downloads: 890
Added to site: 2010.10.18
mnybks.net#: 29303
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: Instructional

The methods as published are those of experienced trappers from all parts of the Country. There is money made in catching mink if you know how. After reading this instructive book you will surely know.

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th as much money owing to their color not being so good.

In the states bordering on the Ohio River as well as Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska, etc., there are some cotton mink. In size they may be as large as any in the section, but the under fur is light, in fact often white. This greatly lessens their value, so that a "cotton" mink is often classed as a No. 3 or No. 4.

When it is taken into consideration the various shades of mink, dark, brown, pale and cotton, and sizes from the different sections, to which are added Nos. 2, 3 and 4, it can be seen that to know all about the value of mink one must be in touch with all parts of the country.

[Illustration: LARGE IOWA MINK.]

Many have asked for a standard size by which to grade mink--large, medium and small. The standard to be based on prime skins of course.

At first such a plan looks reasonable, but after looking at the suggestion from all sides it does not appear so.

In the first place prime, large mink vary in weight fr

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