Fur for beginners
27 October 2014Fur farming
What do a Polish sushi chef and a Greek marketing manager have in common? The answer is fur. While the reasons for attending a skin sorting course at Kopenhagen Fur can be completely different, all the participants have one thing in common – they want to learn more about mink skin.
Video: Open Farm was an eye-opener
24 September 2014Fur farming
During the annual event Open Farm, six mink farmers opened theirs farms for anyone interested. One of the farmers was René Lagoni. His farm had more than 600 visitors that saw mink farming with their own eyes – and they were very positive about what they saw.
Video: Visiting a Swakara farm
9 September 2014Fur farming
Two scandinavian designers travelled to Namibia to learn about Swakara skins. The two designers have been selected by KiCK to create the new Swakara styles, which will be ready later this year. But before they begin their work with these special African skins, they were invited to witness the intricate agricultural work that takes place in Namibia.
The first step into a new trade
4 June 2014Fur farming
Kopenhagen Fur's young team of students visited a mink farm to learn about animal welfare, feed and mink breeders daily routines
Dutch reversal of fur ban is a win for human rights
22 May 2014Fur farming
In a surprisingly clear and quick verdict a Dutch national court in The Hague yesterday overturned the ban that would have put an end to mink farming in The Netherlands in 2024.
Truth About Fur - We're live
3 January 2014Fur farming
The North American Fur Industry Council has launched a comprehensive new interactive web portal with all the real truths and insights about the fur industry.
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