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Covid found in Mink (1 Viewer)

Deb Burhinus

Used to be well known! 😎
Europe
Spanish Mink farm.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-53439263

Wouldn't it be great if fur coats were carriers.....................

They think they are in a manner of speaking- ;) 100,000 farm minks to be destroyed (put out of their misery). When are we going to learn that keeping animals in intensively farmed conditions or wet markets etc are petri dishes for all sorts of pathogens harmful to human health.
 

Sangahyando

Well-known member
Sounds like a great opportunity to ban all breeding and importation of live specimens of American Mink in(to) Europe. Don't understand why they haven't done this already, given its status as a menace to the native fauna.
 

JWN Andrewes

Poor Judge of Pasta.
Sounds like a great opportunity to ban all breeding and importation of live specimens of American Mink in(to) Europe. Don't understand why they haven't done this already, given its status as a menace to the native fauna.

Since when has the fate of native fauna entered the equation when there's a buck to be made? But yes, hopefully this will reduce the acceptability of the industry.
 

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