The Domesticated Silver Fox

One of 1,702 pamphlets in the series: Farmers' bulletin (United States. Dept. of Agriculture) available on this site.

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"In the following pages are considered facts relative to the development of silver fox farming; the precautions necessary to be taken with the animals in breeding and in sickness and health; the construction of inclosures and nesting dens; the expenses of the business as well as its profits; and, in general, how and where fox farming may be undertaken with the promise of any degree of success. The distinction between red, cross, silveer, and black foxes is explained and the relative values of the pelts discussed." -- p. 2

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32 p. : ill., 1 map, plans ; 23 cm.

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Dearborn, Ned 1917.

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  • Dearborn, Ned "Assistant Biologist, Bureau of Biological Survey."

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"In the following pages are considered facts relative to the development of silver fox farming; the precautions necessary to be taken with the animals in breeding and in sickness and health; the construction of inclosures and nesting dens; the expenses of the business as well as its profits; and, in general, how and where fox farming may be undertaken with the promise of any degree of success. The distinction between red, cross, silveer, and black foxes is explained and the relative values of the pelts discussed." -- p. 2

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32 p. : ill., 1 map, plans ; 23 cm.

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"March, 1917." -- title page

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  • 1917

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Dearborn, Ned. The Domesticated Silver Fox, pamphlet, 1917; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc96443/: accessed September 23, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.