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Siconbrec

999 Plaza Drive, Suite 675

Schaumburg, IL 60173

Phone: (847) 517-1005

Fax: (847) 517-7577

Web: www.siconbrec.com

Contact: Shigekazu Ichinose

Notes: Laboratory animal supplier (nonhuman primates).

 

Cloverfield Farms

1774 CR 2350 E

St. Joseph, IL 61873

Phone: (217) 469-0179

Fax: (217) 469-0272

Contact: Matthew Cooper

Notes: Laboratory animal supplier (cows, goats, sheep)

 

Oak Hill Genetics

21434 Oak Hill Road

Ewing, IL 62836

Phone: (877) 949-2620 or (618) 629-2692

Fax: (618) 629-2128

Web: www.oakhillgenetics.com

Contact: Eugene Burkholder

Notes: Laboratory animal supplier (dogs, pigs)

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fur

There were 7 mink farms in Illinois in 2007 (the most recent year numbers are available), according to the National Agricultural Statistics Service.

 

Illinois Trapper's Association

Web: www.illinoistrappersassociation.com

Notes: State trapping association.

 

Avery Brabender

27383 W Wilmot Road

Antioch, IL 60002

Phone: (847) 395-2782

Notes: Mink and fox farm. Located south side of road (farm not visible from road).

 

Frye's Fur Farm

2224 Behan Road

Crystal Lake, IL 60014

Phone: (815) 455-4862 or (815) 459-0823

Fax: (815) 459-3021

Web: www.buhlfrye.com

Contact: Larry Frye, Steve Frye, Robert J. Frye

Notes: Large mink farm.

 

Jan Wolanin

18113 Illinois Route 173

Harvard, IL 60033

Phone: (773) 497-5150

Fax: (847) 233-9255

Contact: Jan & Maria Wolanin

Notes: Mink farm.

 

Gengel Mink Farm

38614 N. Fairfield Road

Lake Villa, IL 60046

Phone: (847) 356-5661

Fax: (847) 356-1617

Contact: Ronald & Joanne Gengel

Notes: Mink farm and pelting/processing facility. Ron Gengel is President of Fur Commission USA (as of 2014). The Gengel family also operates a Christmas tree farm (Gengel Tree Farm, in Lake Villa).

 

Illinois Mink Wire Company

38614 N. Fairfield Road

Lake Villa, IL 60046

Phone: (800) 408-5661 or (847) 356-5661

Fax: (847) 356-1617

Web: www.illinoisminkwire.com

Contact: Ron Gengel, Gerry Gengel

Notes: Sells Minkomatic feeders, fleshing/skinning machines, wire for cages and other equipment for mink and fox farmers. Illinois Mink Wire Co. is the U.S. representative for foreign fur farm suppliers, such as Dansk Mink Papir (www.minkpapir.com), Hedensted Gruppen (www.hedensted-gruppen.dk), Morsø Mink (www.morso-mink.dk) and Norcar (www.norcar.com).

 

Zuchel Farm

18207 Collins Road

Woodstock, IL 60098

Contact: Ray Zuchel

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

 

Montelone Mink Ranch

43W891 Plato Road

Elgin, IL 60124

Phone: (847) 464-5118

Fax: (847) 464-5167

Contact: Frank & Bernice Montelone

Notes: Very large mink farm. Also a fox farm? Plato Road in Elgin is also known as County Road 32.

 

Virgil Mink Ranch

48W310 Welter Road

Maple Park, IL 60151

Phone: (847) 365-6057

Contact: F.E. Geisen

Notes: Mink farm.

 

Robert J. Diehl

46W500 Welter Road

Maple Park, IL 60151

Phone: (630) 365-6728

Notes: Mink farm.

 

Sorensen Mink Farm

19014 Kishwaukee Valley Road

Marengo, IL 60152

Contact: Hans Sorensen

 

East Fork Mink Ranch

1875 Nelson Road

Morris, IL 60450

Phone: (815) 942-1747

Contact: Robert & Brenda Rodeghero

 

Fox River Fur Farm

1498 N. 3975th Road

Earlville, IL 60518

Phone: (815) 792-8276 or (815) 792-8501

Contact: Mark & Vicky Wiley

Notes: Mink and fox farm. Mark Wiley is also President of Freedom Sausage, a slaughterhouse in Earlville.

 

Groenewold Fur & Wool Company

304 E. Avon Street

Forreston, IL 61030

Phone: (815) 938-2381

Fax: (815) 938-3192

Web: www.gfwco.com

Contact: Greg Groenewold, Guy Groenewold

Notes: Wild fur buyer.

 

John C. Wilson

2248 River Road

Freeport, IL 61032

Phone: (815) 232-8059 or (815) 238-7406

Web: http://furwoodnaturals.com

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

 

Volkers Wire Cubbies and Supplies

733 S. Rees Road

Pearl City, IL 61062

Phone: (815) 443-2366 or (815) 541-7710

Web: www.vwcsupplies.com

Contact: Mike & Janine Volkers

Notes: Trapping supplies. Wild fur buyer; U.S. agent for Fur Harvesters Auction Inc. (www.furharvesters.com/usagents.html).

 

Lyle R. Reap

17828 W. Eagle Point Road

Polo, IL 61064

Phone: (815) 946-3702

Notes: Fox farm.

 

Kaatz Bros. Lures

9986 Wacker Road

Savanna, IL 61074

Phone: (815) 273-2344

Fax: (815) 273-2346

Web: www.kaatzbros.com

Contact: Kyle Kaatz, Kellen Kaatz

Notes: Fox farm, urine farm (urine is collected from captive coyotes and foxes to create trapping lures), trapping supplies.

 

Double R Traps

5027 E 1670 Street

Cambridge, IL 61238

Phone: (309) 927-3038 or (309) 368-2523

Contact: Ryan Ruhl

Notes: Wild fur buyer; U.S. agent for Fur Harvesters Auction Inc. (www.furharvesters.com/usagents.html).

 

Chenoweth Farms

4725 230th Street N

Port Byron, IL 61275

Phone: (309) 523-3773 or (309) 523-2065

Contact: Ron & Denise Chenoweth

Notes: Fox farm. Located at the end of a long drive, off of 230th Street. Farm may be closed (investigation needed). Ron and Denise also operate a dog boarding/grooming business (Countryside Kennel), and breed dogs and horses for sale.

 

Tim & Kim Allaman

southeast corner of Illinois State Route 164 and Illinois State Route 94

Rozetta, IL 61469

Notes: Fox farm.

 

Midwest Ingredients

103 West Main Street

Princeville, IL 61559

Phone: (309) 385-1035

Fax: (309) 385-1036

Web: www.midwestingredients.com

Contact: Ruthi Coats

Notes: Fur farm feed supplier.

 

Aeschleman Fur Company

1574 County Road 1600 East

Roanoke, IL 61561

Phone: (877) 266-6331

Contact: Daniel K. Aeschleman, Soni G. Aeschleman

Notes: Fox farm. Also sells fox urine to trappers.

 

Mike Gragert

511 5th Street

New Douglas, IL 62074

Phone: (217) 456-6097

Notes: Wild fur buyer; U.S. agent for Fur Harvesters Auction Inc. (www.furharvesters.com/usagents.html).

 

Matthew Richmiller

1213 E. 2000th Street

Liberty, IL 62347

Notes: Fox farm.

 

David Draves Fur & Archery

5758 N. 2200th Street

Dieterich, IL 62424

Contact: David W. Draves, Jessy Draves, Victoria Draves

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

 

Littig Fox Farm

1774 Eagle Run Road

Bluffs, IL 62621

Phone: (217) 899-9142

Contact: Kerry Littig, Terry Littig

Notes: Fox farm. Located at corner of Eagle Run Road and Mueller Road. Terry Littig is President of the U.S. Fox Shipper's Council (http://usfoxshipperscouncil.org).

 

Price Fox Farm

4850 Highway 141

Norris City, IL 62869

Phone: (618) 962-3284 or (618) 313-2050

Fax: (618) 842-5380

Contact: Clinton Price, Jr.

Notes: Mink and fox farm.

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slaughterhouses

M = cow, pig, sheep, goat slaughter  /  P = poultry slaughter  /  V = other animals

 

DeKalb County Packing

20036 Webster Road

DeKalb, IL 60115

Phone: (815) 756-1588

M

 

Northstar Packing

108 Harvestore Drive

DeKalb, IL 60115

Phone: (847) 787-0210

M

 

Pork King Packing

8808 S Rt. 23

Marengo, IL 60152

Phone: (815) 568-8024

M

 

Meat By Linz

414 State Street

Calumet City, IL 60409

Phone: (708) 862-0830

MPV

 

The Meat Locker

6260 S Kinsman Road

Kinsman, IL 60437

Phone: (773) 653-8393

MP

 

Morris Meat Packing

1611 N Division Street

Morris, IL 60450

Phone: (815) 942-9284

M

 

Brown Packing Company

One Dutch Valley Drive

South Holland, IL 60473

Phone: (708) 849-7990

M

 

Freedom Sausage

4155 E 1650th Road

Earlville, IL 60518

Phone: (815) 792-8276

Contact: Mark Wiley, President

MPV

Notes: Mark Wiley also operates a fur farm (Fox River Fur Farm) in Earlville.

 

Aurora Packing Company

125 S Grant Street

North Aurora, IL 60542

Phone: (630) 897-0551

M

 

Ho Ka Turkey Farm

8519 Leland Road

Waterman, IL 60556

Phone: (815) 264-3470

P

 

Barkaat Foods

3810 S Halsted Street

Chicago, IL 60609

Phone: (773) 376-8723

M

 

Ciales Poultry

2141 W Armitage Ave.

Chicago, IL 60647

Phone: (773) 278-1118

P

 

Peoria Packing

8372 N 12000 E Road

Grant Park, IL 60940

Phone: (815) 465-9824

Web: www.peoriapacking.com

M

Notes: Cited in March 2014 for an egregious violation of the Humane Methods of Slaughter Act (USDA inspector observed an animal handled and/or slaughtered cruelly).

 

Johnsonville Foods

North and Elm Streets

Momence, IL 60954

Phone: (815) 472-2641

MP

 

A.J.'s Lena Maid Meats

500 W Main Street

Lena, IL 61048

Phone: (815) 369-4522

MPV

 

Halal Farms U.S.A.

22 W Badger Street

Shannon, IL 61078

Phone: (815) 864-2875

M

 

Spectrum Preferred Meats

6194 W Pines Road

Mount Morris, IL 61054

Phone: (815) 946-3816

M

 

Eickman's Processing

3226 S Pecatonica Road

Seward, IL 61077

Phone: (815) 247-8451

MPV

 

Tyson Fresh Meats

28424 38th Ave. N

Hillsdale, IL 61257

Phone: (309) 658-2291

Web: www.tyson.com

M

 

Thrushwood Farms Quality Meats

2860 W Main Street

Galesburg, IL 61401

Phone: (309) 343-5193

MPV

 

Smithfield Farmland

1220 N 6th Street

Monmouth, IL 61462

Phone: (800) 298-4682

M

 

Eureka Locker

110 4-H Park Road

Eureka, IL 61530

Phone: (309) 467-2731

MV

Notes: Cited in January 2014 for a violation of the Humane Methods of Slaughter Act (USDA inspector observed an animal handled and/or slaughtered cruelly).

 

Calihan Pork Processors

1 South Street

Peoria, IL 61602

Phone: (309) 674-9175

MV

 

Chenoa Locker

N Veto Street

Chenoa, IL 61726

Phone: (815) 945-7323

M

 

Forrest Meats / Slagel Family Farm

103 E Krack Street

Forrest, IL 61741

Phone: (815) 692-6036 or (815) 848-9385

Web: www.slagelfamilyfarm.com

Contact: Louisjohn Slagel, Owner

M

 

University of Illinois

Meat Science Laboratory

1503 S. Maryland Drive

Urbana, IL 61801

Phone: (217) 333-1684

MP

 

Rantoul Foods

205 Turner Drive

Rantoul, IL 61866

Phone: (217) 892-4178

M

Notes: Cited in August 2014, June 2014 and September 2013 for egregious violations of the Humane Methods of Slaughter Act (USDA inspector observed animals handled and/or slaughtered cruelly).

 

Central Illinois Poultry

119 N County Road 000E

Arthur, IL 61911

Phone: (217) 543-2937

MPV

 

Behrmann Meat & Processing

303 E St. Rt. 161

Albers, IL 62215

Phone: (618) 248-5151

M

 

Sam Butcher Shop

4601 State Route 3

Ellis Grove, IL 62241

Phone: (618) 859-3888

M

 

Schubert's Packing

700 S Breese Street

Millstadt, IL 62260

Phone: (618) 476-1133

MPV

 

Wenneman Meat

7419 State Route 15

St. Libory, IL 62282

Phone: (618) 768-4328

Web: www.wenneman.com

MP

Notes: Cited in January 2014 for an egregious violation of the Humane Methods of Slaughter Act (USDA inspector observed an animal handled and/or slaughtered cruelly).

 

Trenton Processing Center

120 W Broadway

Trenton, IL 62293

Phone: (618) 224-7383

M

 

Mill Creek Meats and Processing

11521 E Clarksville Road

Marshall, IL 62441

Phone: (217) 889-3363

MV

 

Countrystyle Meats

2129 Fillmore Lane

Sumner, IL 62466

Phone: (618) 936-2103

MP

 

Cargill Meat Solutions

8295 Arenzville Road

Beardstown, IL 62618

Phone: (217) 323-3774

M

 

Farmer's Packing

657 Illinois Rt. 15

Albion, IL 62806

Phone: (618) 445-3822

MP

 

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