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Midwest Research Swine

31009 645 Avenue

Gibbon, MN 55335

Phone: (507) 834-6617

Fax: (507) 834-9840

Web: www.bio-med-swine.com

Contact: Dave Theis, Terry Theis

Notes: Laboratory animal supplier (pigs)

 

Moulton Chinchilla Ranch

976 14th Avenue SW

Rochester, MN 55902

Phone: (507) 288-6334

Fax: (507) 288-2048 or (507) 289-1275

Web: www.moultonchinchillas.com

Contact: Daniel J. Moulton

Notes: Laboratory animal supplier (chinchillas)

 

Kenneth Schroeder

14552 State Hwy 22

Wells, MN 56097

Phone: (507) 553-3029

Notes: USDA Class B dealer (licensed to sell “random source” dogs).

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fur

There were 23 mink farms in Minnesota in 2007 (the most recent year numbers are available), down from 47 in 1997, according to the National Agricultural Statistics Service.

 

Minnesota Trappers Association

Web: www.mntrappers.org

Notes: State trapping association.

 

Fredrick Halvorson

39306 Highway 52

Cannon Falls, MN 55009

Notes: Fox farm.

 

Gary Klein Fur Farm

17827 Carnie Road

Hinckley, MN 55037

Phone: (320) 384-6688

Contact: Gary E. & Ann Klein

Notes: Mink farm. Located north side of road. Farm may be closed (investigation needed).

 

Kroschel Mink & Stock Farm

2937 330 Avenue

Hinckley, MN 55037

Phone: (320) 384-6976

Contact: Hugo & Fran Kroschel

 

North Star Fur & Trading

12515 Morris Trail

Marine on Saint Croix, MN 55047

Phone: (651) 433-2803

Fax: (651) 433-2804

Web: www.northstarfur.com

Contact: Jim Rosenwald, Jon-Paul Rosenwald

Notes: Wild fur buyer. Manufactures "ranch mink handling gloves"; advertises in fur industry publications.

 

North Branch Fur Farm

County Road 15

North Branch, MN 55056

Phone: (651) 674-4721

Fax: (651) 257-8792

Contact: Gerald & Joyce Strenger; Gene & Kadine Rabel

Notes: Mink farm. Located at NW corner of Lincoln Road and County Road 15.

 

Cumberland's Northwest Trappers Supply

4707 Cedar Avenue North

Owatanna, MN 55060

Phone: (507) 451-7607

Fax: (507) 451-5869

Web: www.nwtrappers.com

Contact: Russell C. Cumberland

Notes: Large distributor of traps and trapping supplies.

 

Anderson Mink Farm

4515 292nd Street E.

Randolph, MN 55065

Phone: (507) 263-2219

Contact: Gary Anderson

Notes: Located north side of road, east of Divers Path/railroad tracks.

 

Heger Company

2536 E. Seventh Avenue

North St. Paul, MN 55109

Phone: (800) 467-6465 or (651) 777-3701

Fax: (651) 777-3806

Contact: Dean A. Armstrong, CEO

Notes: Fur farm feed supplier.

 

Davidson Fur Farm

10739 30th Street NW

Annandale, MN 55302

Phone: (320) 274-8837

Contact: Henry Davidson

Notes: Fox farm.

 

North Central Companies

601 Carlson Parkway, Suite 400

Minnetonka, MN 55305

Phone: (952) 449-0885

Fax: (952) 807-7450 or (952) 449-0785

Web: www.northcentralco.com

Contact: Larry Zilverberg

Notes: Fur farm feed supplier.

 

Tim Jahr

21496 401st Avenue

Arlington, MN 55307

Notes: Fox farm. Located south of 210th Street.

 

Petersen Fur Farm

10587 Tagus Avenue

Brownton, MN 55312

Phone: (320) 328-5369 or (320) 328-4005

Contact: Sheridan & Barbara Petersen

Notes: Mink farm. Located just south of 108th Street; west side of road. Farm may be closed (investigation needed).

 

Whalen Foods Inc.

584 Bavaria Lane, Suite 200

Chaska, MN 55318

Phone: (866) 547-6510 or (952) 368-6077

Fax: (866) 432-3189 or (952) 368-6046

Web: www.whalenfoodsinc.com

Notes: Supplies ingredients for mink and fox feed; advertises in fur industry publications.

 

Randall Knudsen

52655 780th Avenue

Buffalo Lake, MN 55324

Phone: (320) 833-2240

Notes: Mink farm.

 

Latzig Mink Ranch (Lakeside Ferrets)

809 County Road 7 SW

Howard Lake, MN 55349

Phone: (320) 963-3594

Notes: Farm reported closed in 2011. Located just north of 10th Street SW.

 

Mueller Bros. Mink Ranch (Mueller Fleshing & Supply)

19086 County Road 141

Kimball, MN 55353

Phone: (320) 398-7787

Contact: James Mueller, Gregory Mueller

Notes: Large mink farm. Entrance located on northwest shore of Pearl Lake.

 

Warner’s Westside Fur Farm

59483 Csah 11

Litchfield, MN 55355

Phone: (320) 693-6547

Contact: Steve & Linda Warner

Notes: Fox farm.

 

de Rosier, Inc.

412 South 4th Street, Suite 1153

Minneapolis, MN 55415

Phone: (612) 339-3566 or (612) 339-3599

Fax: (612) 339-3568

Contact: John M. de Rosier

Web: www.derosierinc.com

Notes: Supplies ingredients for mink feed; advertises in fur industry publications.

 

Eino Lake Fox Farm

21596 County Road 447

Bovey, MN 55709
Contact: Louis Baumel

Notes: Fox farm. Located on south side of road.

 

Sharon Williams

3801 Jackson Road

Cloquet, MN 55720

Notes: Fox farm.

 

Joe Edminster

36940 Wabana Road

Grand Rapids, MN 55744

Phone: (218) 327-7271 or (218) 244-4570

Notes: Wild fur buyer; receiving depot for North American Fur Auctions (www.nafa.ca/wild-fur).

 

Zumbro River Fur Farm

4625 West River Road NW

Rochester, MN 55901

Phone: (507) 529-8164 or (507) 282-9665

Fax: (507) 316-0709

Contact: Scott A. Stevens, Marian C. Stevens, Larry N. Stevens.

Notes: Mink farm. West River Road NW is also known as County Road 133.

 

Wiebke Fur & Trading Co.

218 Portland Avenue

Eitzen, MN 55931

Phone: (507) 495-3312

Fax: (507) 495-3469

Web: www.wiebketrading.com

Contact: Thomas Wiebke, CEO

Notes: Wild fur buyer; another location in La Crosse, WI.

 

Myhre Mink Ranch

75562 State Highway 16

Grand Meadow, MN 55936

Phone: (507) 754-5334

Contact: Einar Myhre

Notes: Mink farm.

 

Jeffrey Williams

10202 421st Avenue

Mabel, MN 55954

Phone: (507) 493-5049

Notes: Mink farm.

 

Paul Hegge

19041 Hegge Drive

Spring Grove, MN 55974

Phone: (507) 498-5702

Notes: Fox farm.

 

Ryan Fur Farm

21341 County 19

Spring Grove, MN 55974

Phone: (507) 498-3770 or (507) 429-0070

Contact: Erin Ryan

Notes: Mink farm.

 

Gimble Mink Ranch

19104 Mink Drive

Spring Grove, MN 55974

Phone: (507) 498-5314

Fax: (507) 498-5723

Contact: Gary Gimble

Notes: Mink farm. Farm may be closed (investigation needed).

 

Jarid Swenson

620 Warren Avenue

Spring Valley, MN 55975

Notes: Fox farm. Address may be incorrect (investigation needed).

 

Hardscrabble Hill Hide & Fur

26544 141st Avenue

Spring Valley, MN 55975

Phone: (507) 346-2873 or (507) 251-2600

Web: http://iwantyourhide.com

Contact: Rusty Hellickson

Notes: Wild fur buyer.

 

Schmitt Enterprises

16482 State Highway 15

Hanska, MN 56041

Phone: (507) 359-4149

Fax: (507) 359-2472

Web: www.schmittent.com

Contact: Gerald & Doreen Schmitt

Notes: Large distributor of traps and trapping supplies.

 

Vogt Fur Farm

210 W. Elm Street

Kasota, MN 56050

Phone: (507) 931-3952

Notes: Mink farm. Located in NW corner of town, between railroad tracks and Minnesota River, at end of Elm Street.

 

Kavan Ranch

22802 Lexington Road

Le Center, MN 56057

Phone: (507) 357-4918

Contact: Tom Kavan, Jerry Kavan

Notes: Mink and fox farm. Located north side of road, just east of 229th Avenue.

 

Terry Kimmet

21618 320th Street

Le Center, MN 56057

Notes: Mink farm. Farm may be closed (investigation needed).

 

Wayne A. Sieverding

36414 130th Street

Dundee, MN 56131

Phone: (507) 425-3205

Contact: Wayne & MaryAnn Sieverding

Notes: Fox farm. Located at the end of 130th Street, on West Graham Lake.

 

Ehde Brothers Fur Farm

County Road 8

Luverne, MN 56156

Phone: (507) 283-9747 or (507) 283-4771

Contact: Arthur Ehde, Elmer Ehde

Notes: Mink farm. Located at southeast corner of County Road 8 and Township 124, northeast of Luverne.

 

Johnson Fur Company

8571 Hwy. 71 South

Willmar, MN 56201

Phone: (320) 995-6121

Fax: (320) 995-6169

Web: www.johnsonfur.com

Contact: Scott Johnson

Notes: Wild fur buyer.

 

Pomme De Terre Fur Farm

County Road 70

Morris, MN 56267

Phone: (320) 795-2729

Fax : (320) 795-2835

Contact: Robert L. Jergenson

Notes: Mink farm. Located on County Road 70, approx. 1 mile east of US Highway 59, on the Pomme de Terre River.

 

Melby Fur Company

14270 50th Street NW

New London, MN 56273

Phone: (320) 354-5553

Web: www.melbyfur.com

Contact: Mark & Heidi Melby

Notes: Wild fur buyer.

 

5H Trading Post

2204 County Road 10

Cottonwood, MN 56229

Phone: (507) 530-1558

Contact: Brad Herigon, Stetson Herigon, Dayton Herigon

Notes: Wild fur buyer.

 

Minnesota Trapline Products

7444 County Road 27 NW

Pennock, MN 56279

Phone: (320) 599-4176

Fax: (320) 599-4314

Web: www.minntrapprod.com

Contact: Tim & Nancy Caven

Notes: Large distributor of traps and trapping supplies, trap manufacturer (Bridger Traps, Minnesota Brand).

 

Clear Creek Fox Farm

30244 County Highway 7

Wabasso (Seaforth), MN 56293

Contact: Ann Warner

 

Jergenson Mink Ranch

14747 380th Avenue

Cyrus, MN 56323

Phone: (320) 795-2487 or (320) 760-0275

Contact: Duane & Wendy Jergenson

Notes: Located north of 150th Street/Township Road 144. West side of road.

 

Litke Mink Ranch

13472 Airport Road

Little Falls, MN 56345

Phone: (320) 632-6367

Contact: Gerald Litke

Notes: Mink farm. Located north of the Little Falls-Morrison County Airport; east side of road.

 

Kieffer Farm

6896 Partridge Road

Pierz, MN 56364

Phone: (320) 290-8722

Contact: Matthew Kieffer

Notes: Mink and fox farm.

 

Lang’s Mink Farm

19013 225th Street

Richmond, MN 56368

Phone: (320) 597-3400

Fax: (320) 597-3235

Contact: John & Rosanne Lang

 

Royal Oak Mink Ranch

20452 County Road 2

Sauk Centre, MN 56378

Phone: (320) 352-6866 or (320) 352-6002

Fax: (320) 352-3310

Contact: Steve Thang, Colleen Thang, Jeff Thang

Notes: Located on north side of road, at 205th Avenue.

 

Leslie R. Voges

1476 County Road 29

Nisswa, MN 56468

Contact: Les & Jill Voges

Notes: Fox farm.

 

Bob’s Mink Ranch

28603 State Highway 34

Detroit Lakes, MN 56501

Phone: (218) 847-8407 or (218) 846-0933

Fax: (218) 847-3366

Contact: Bob & Roxanne Sonnenberg

Notes: Large mink farm. Located east of Detroit Lakes city center, north of highway. At same address: Minnesota Fur Breeders, and S & S Feed Company.

 

Hillcrest Mink Ranch

28774 State Highway 34

Detroit Lakes, MN 56501

Phone: (218) 847-5813

Fax: (218) 847-8786

Contact: Kent Disse, Glen & Debbie Disse

Notes: Located across street from Bob’s Mink Ranch.

 

Keith Sonnenberg

30786 State Highway 34

Detroit Lakes, MN 56501

Phone:  (218) 847-5490

Notes: Mink farm. Located on north side of road.

 

fur farm

320 Avenue

Detroit Lakes, MN 56501

Notes: Mink farm. Located at end of road, entrance off of State Highway 34.

 

Gill Gigstead

17296 County Road 29

Detroit Lakes, MN 56501

Phone: (218) 847-8059 or (218) 847-7068

Contact: Gill Gigstead

Notes: Mink farm. Farm may be closed (investigation needed).

 

Dusty Hough's Fur Shed

15432 90th Avenue South

Barnesville, MN 56514

Phone: (218) 937-5628

Web: www.dustyhoughsfurshed.com

Notes: Wild fur buyer; urine farm (urine is collected from captive coyotes and foxes to create trapping lures).

 

Thompson Farm

14283 160th Street South

Barneville, MN 56514

Phone: (612) 493-4460

Contact: Mike Thompson

Notes: Mink farm.

 

Grawe's Lures & Trapping Supplies

2148 360th Street

Breckenridge, MN 56520

Phone: (218) 643-3292

Web: www.graweslures.com

Notes: Large distributor of traps and trapping supplies.

 

Urbach Farm

35693 State Highway 228

Frazee, MN 56544

Contact: Larry Urbach

Notes: Mink farm.

 

Richard Dorow Mink Farm (Custom Fleshing Inc.)

31727 State Highway 108

Ottertail, MN 56571

Phone: (218) 367-2870

Contact: Richard & Gloria Dorow

Notes: Located on south side of road.

 

Coats of Many Colors Fox Ranch

37493 378th Street

Richville, MN 56576

Phone: (218) 758-2582

Contact: Jean Glass

Notes: Fox farm.

 

Soland Farm

31247 County Highway 130

Vergas, MN 56587

Phone: (218) 342-2545

Contact: Wenzel & Florence Soland

Notes: Mink farm. Located north side of road, just west of 315th Avenue.

 

Schultz Fur Farm

31829 County Road 130

Vergas, MN 56587

Phone: (218) 342-2501

Contact: Arland & Karrie Schultz

Notes: Mink farm. Located north side of road, east of 315th Avenue.

 

Big Falls Mink Ranch

8624 Highway 6

Big Falls, MN 56627

Phone: (218) 276-2467 or (218) 276-2357 or (218) 276-2429

Fax: (218) 276-2000

Contact: Carl Larsen, Jeff Larsen, James Larsen

Notes: Located approx. 5 miles south of downtown Big Falls, on the Big Fork River.

 

Gene Mosbeck

18284 110th Street NW

Thief River Falls, MN 56701

Phone: (218) 964-5360

Contact: Gene & Susan Mosbeck

Notes: Fox farm.

 

Heinen Mink Ranch

33091 620th Street

Warroad, MN 56763

Phone: (218) 386-1194

Contact: George Heinen, Jr.

Notes: Located north of State Road 11.

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slaughterhouses

M = cow, pig, sheep, goat slaughter & processing  /  P = poultry slaughter & processing  /  s = slaughter only (no processing)

dba = “doing business as”

 

Lorentz Etc., Inc. (dba Lorentz Meats & Deli)

705 Cannon Industrial Blvd.

Cannon Falls, MN 55009

Phone: (507) 263-3618

MP

 

Jennie-O Turkey Store Sales

1116 NW 4th Avenue

Faribault, MN 55021

Phone: (507) 334-5555

P

 

Huettls Locker & Dressing Plant

1903 North Lakeshore Drive

Lake City, MN 55041

Phone: (651) 345-3424

M

 

Deutschland Foods

12825 Lake Blvd.

Lindstrom, MN 55045

Phone: (651) 257-1128

MP

 

Double Country Farms Meat

1595 57th Street West

Northfield, MN 55057

Phone: (612) 382-6401

M

 

Dakota Premium Foods (dba American Foods Group)

425 South Concord Street

South Saint Paul, MN 55075

Phone: (651) 455-6611

M

Notes: Issued a "noncompliance order" in April 2008 by the USDA for inhumane animal handling.

 

Mcdonald's Meats

8601 Main Avenue

Clear Lake, MN 55319

Phone: (320) 743-2311

MP

 

Mainstream Traders

413 Paul Avenue S

Cologne, MN 55322

Phone: (612) 998-7054

M s

 

Midwest Porcine Recovery

3413 11th Street East

Glencoe, MN 55336

Phone: (320) 864-9933

M

 

Family Farms Wholesale of MN (dba Forster's Meat Center of Glencoe)

820 12th Street E

Glencoe, MN 55336

Phone: (320) 864-6699

M

 

Quality Pork Processors

711 Hormel Century Parkway

Austin, MN 55912

Phone: (507) 434-6300

M

Notes: Excerpt from February 2008 media story: “Quality Pork Processors... kills and butchers 19,000 hogs a day.”

 

Au Bon Canard Foie Gras

7824 County 14

Caledonia, MN 55921

Phone: (507) 724-1042

Contact: Christian Gasset, Owner

P

Notes: According to a December 2009 media story, Au Bon Canard slaughters over 2,000 ducks a year.

 

R 4 Meats (dba Huckstadt Meats)

24 SW 2nd Street

Chatfield, MN 55923

Phone: (507) 867-4180

MP

 

Burts Meat & Poultry (dba Burts Hilltop Poultry)

114 Center Avenue

Eyota, MN 55934

Phone: (507) 545-9904

MP

 

KB Poultry Processing

15024 Sandstone Drive

Utica, MN 55979

Phone: (507) 932-9901

P

 

Ledebuhr Meat Processing

5645 W. 6th Street

Winona, MN 55987

Phone: (507) 452-7440

MP

 

New Geneva Meats

75 East Main

Geneva, MN 56035

Phone: (507) 256-7214

MP

 

Deutschland Meats

141 South Main

Sanborn, MN 56083

Phone: (507) 648-3388

MP

 

PM Beef Holdings (dba Beef Specialists of Iowa, Caldwell Packing Co.)

2850  Highway 60 E

Windom, MN 56101

Phone: (507) 831-2761

M

 

Butterfield Foods Company

225 Hubbard Avenue

Butterfield, MN 56120

Phone: (507) 956-5103

MP

 

Swift Pork Company (dba Armour Food Company)

Highway 60 Northeast

Worthington, MN 56187

Phone: (507) 372-2121

M

 

Jennie-O Turkey Store Sales

2505 Willmar Avenue SW

Willmar, MN 56201

Phone: (320) 235-2622

MP

 

Noah's Ark Processors (dba Great Plains Lamb & Veal, Solomon's Finest Glatt Kosher)

1821 311th Avenue

Dawson, MN 56232

Phone: (320) 769-2020

MP

 

Carlson Meat Processing

105 North 2nd Street

Grove City, MN 56243

Phone: (320) 857-2261

MP

 

Turkey Valley Farms

112 South 6th Street

Marshall, MN 56258

Phone: (507) 337-3100

MP

 

TFC Poultry

103 Melby Avenue

Ashby, MN 56309

Phone: (218) 747-2749

P

 

Gold'n Plump Poultry

851 Sauk River Road

Cold Spring, MN 56320

Phone: (320) 685-8245

P

 

Garfield Locker

7236 Co. Road 82 NW

Garfield, MN 56332

Phone: (320) 834-3144

MP

 

Kadejan, Inc.

500 12th Street NE

Glenwood, MN 56334

Phone: (320) 634-3561

MP

 

Long Prairie Packing Co. (dba American Foods Group)

10 Riverside Drive

Long Prairie, MN 56347

Phone: (320) 732-2171

M

 

Jennie-O Turkey Store Sales

123 South 5th Avenue East

Melrose, MN 56352

Phone: (320) 256-4245

P

 

Miltona Custom Meats & Sausage

Second Street West

Miltona, MN 56354

Phone: (218) 943-2681

MP

 

New Munich Meats

501 Main Street

New Munich, MN 56356

Phone: (320) 256-4436

MP

 

Quistorff Enterprises of Osakis (dba Osakis Meat & Processing Co.)

201 2nd Avenue W

Osakis, MN 56360

Phone: (320) 859-2128

MP

 

St. Joseph Meat Market Inc.

26 1st Avenue NW

Saint Joseph, MN 56374

Phone: (320) 363-4913

MP

 

Riverside Meats & Retail

33850 210th Street

Swanville, MN 56382

Phone: (320) 732-6900

MP

 

Spring Prairie Hutterian Brethren

6189 170th Street N.

Hawley, MN 56549

Phone: (218) 498-2766

MP

 

Joppru Meats

12605 180th Street NE

Thief River Falls, MN 56701

Phone: (218) 681-2602

MP

 

Northern Pride, Inc.

Nora Street and S. Pennington Ave.

Thief River Falls, MN 56701

Phone: (218) 681-1201

P

 

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