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Ridglan Farms

10489 W. Blue Mounds Road

Blue Mounds, WI 53517

(office: 200 East Lincoln Street, Mt. Horeb, WI 53572)

Phone: (877) 437-8670 or (608) 437-8670

Fax: (608) 437-4731

Web: http://ridglan.com

Contact: James A. Burns, President

Notes: Laboratory animal supplier (dogs). Ridglan sells thousands of dogs each year.

 

NASCO

901 Janesville Avenue

Fort Atkinson, WI 53538

Phone: (800) 558-9595 or (920) 563-2446

Fax: (920) 563-8296

Web: www.enasco.com/science, www.xenopusfrogs.com

Contact: Richard J. Ciurczak

Notes: Laboratory animal supplier (amphibians, fish). Mail-order division in Modesto, CA.

 

Harlan Laboratories

1185 U.S. Highway 14

Oregon, WI 53575

Phone: (800) 793-7287

Web: www.harlan.com

Notes: Laboratory animal supplier (dogs, guinea pigs, hamsters, mice, nonhuman primates, pigs, rabbits, rats); also provides contract research services, lab animal diets (Teklad) and transportation services. Harlan's corporate headquarters is located in Indianapolis, IN.

 

Minitube of America

419 Venture Court

Verona, WI 53593

Phone: (800) 646-4882 or (608) 845-1502

Fax: (608) 845-1522

Web: www.minitube.com

Notes: Laboratory animal supplier (pigs).

 

Harlan Laboratories

2826 Latham Drive

Madison, WI 53713

Phone: (800) 793-7287

Web: www.harlan.com

Notes: Laboratory animal supplier. See above.

 

Wisconsin National Primate Research Center

1220 Capitol Court

Madison, WI 53715

Phone: (608) 263-3500

Fax: (608) 265-2067

Web: www.primate.wisc.edu

Contact: Jon Levine, Director

Notes: Laboratory animal supplier (nonhuman primates). WNPRC is one of eight National Primate Research Centers funded by the National Center for Research Resources, a division of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The centers breed nonhuman primates for laboratories and universities engaged in NIH-sponsored research. The centers also supply nonhuman primate blood samples, organs and biological fluids. Houses approximately 1500 monkeys for research and breeding (mostly rhesus macaques).

 

Harlan Laboratories

2541 Daniels Street

Madison, WI 53716

Phone: (800) 793-7287

Web: www.harlan.com

Notes: Laboratory animal supplier. See above.

 

Harlan Laboratories

1401 S. Stoughton Road

Madison, WI 53716

Phone: (800) 793-7287

Web: www.harlan.com

Notes: Laboratory animal supplier. See above.

 

Spring Point Project

1360 200th Avenue

New Richmond, WI 54017

Web: www.springpointproject.org

Notes: Laboratory animal supplier (pigs). Located adjacent to the New Richmond Municipal Airport. Spring Point raises pigs for xenotransplantation experiments. Spring Point Project has another animal facility in eastern South Dakota; its headquarters is in Minneapolis.

 

University of Wisconsin Oshkosh

Department of Biology and Microbiology

921 Elmwood Avenue

Oshkosh, WI 54901

Phone: (920) 424-3076

Fax: (920) 424-1101

Web: www.uwosh.edu/projects/squirrel

Contact: Dana K. Merriman, Ph.D., Director

Notes: Laboratory animal supplier (13-lined ground squirrels).

 

Wm. A. Lemberger Co.

2500 Waukau Avenue

Oshkosh, WI 54903

Phone: (920) 231-8410

Fax: (920) 231-8470

Contact: William A. Lemberger

Notes: Laboratory animal supplier (amphibians).

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fur

There were 71 mink farms in Wisconsin in 2007 (the most recent year numbers are available), down from 120 in 1997, according to the National Agricultural Statistics Service. Wisconsin is the largest mink producing state.

 

Wisconsin Trappers Association

Web: www.wistrap.org

Notes: State trapping association.

 

Pagel Mink Ranch

W1095 County Road B

Campbellsport, WI 53010

Phone: (920) 477-4794 or (920) 477-4792

Contact: John W. & Carole Pagel

 

Burg Bros. Mink Ranch

W5450 Ecker Lakeland

Chilton, WI 53014

Phone: (920) 439-1737

Contact: Bennett & June Burg

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

 

Bartel & Winkel

W976 County Road HHH

Chilton, WI 53014

Phone: (920) 898-5911

Contact: Andy Bartel

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

 

T & T Mink

W1300 Sheboygan Road

Elkhart Lake, WI 53020

Phone: (920) 894-7688

Fax: (920) 894-7806

Contact: Thomas Winkel

Notes: Street address is approximate. Located at southeast corner of Sexton Road and Sheboygan Road.

 

LaBudde Group, Inc.

1239 12th Avenue

Grafton, WI 53024

Phone: (262) 375-9111

Fax: (262) 375-9058

Web: www.labudde.com

Contact: Richard T. Erickson

Notes: Fur farm feed supplier.

 

Autumn River Farms

W5379 Eagle Road

Juneau, WI 53039

Phone: (920) 204-8346

Contact: Mike & Marion Mclay, David McLay, Ryan Thoma

Notes: Mink farm. Located 1/2 mile west of State Hwy. 115, south side of road.

 

Hidden Acres Fur Farm

17930 Church Road

Kiel, WI 53042

Phone: (920) 773-2524

Contact: Phillip Endries, Pete Endries

Notes: Fox farm. Farm may be closed; may only operate as a rendering business (investigation needed). Located southwest of the village of St. Nazianz.

 

fur farm (Oak Grove Fur Farm?)

W2359 County Road WH

Mount Calvary, WI 53057

Notes: Mink farm. Located at junction of County Road WH and County Road W, north side of road.

 

National Feeds (National Fur Foods)

1310 Milwaukee Drive

New Holstein, WI 53061

Phone: (800) 558-5803 or (847) 715-6415

Fax: (920) 898-5424

Web: www.nationaldogfood.com

Contact: Dré Sanders, Director, National Fur Foods

Notes: Fur farm feed supplier; producers of fox and mink feed. Owned by Buschur Feeds (New Weston, OH).

 

Associated Fur Farms

N1326 County Road J

(alternate address/same location: W846 Fur Farm Road)

New Holstein, WI 53061

Contact: R. Todd Langenfeld,  Shaw C. Langenfeld, Maxwell T. Langenfeld

Notes: Large mink farm. Located at corner of County Road J and Fur Farm Road.

 

B & P Thelen Ranch

W830 Fur Farm Road

New Holstein, WI 53061

Phone: (920) 286-0929 or (920) 898-5929

Contact: Brad & Paula Thelen

Notes: Located next to Associated Fur Farms.

 

fur farm

Foundry Road

New Holstein, WI 53061

Notes: Mink farm. Located at southeast corner of Foundry Road and County Road A.

 

D & N Mink / Halbach Mink Ranch

W1314 Foundry Road

New Holstein, WI 53061

Phone: (920) 898-9195

Contact: Donald & Nancy Halbach, Scott Halbach

Notes: Located at corner of Foundry Road & Plymouth Trail.

 

Bonlander Mink Ranch

W1597 Foundry Road

New Holstein, WI 53061

Phone: (920) 898-5607

Contact: Gary & Virginia Bonlander

Notes: Mink farm.

 

Smies Fur Farm

W1618 Smies Road

Oostburg, WI 53070

Phone: (920) 668-6075 or (920) 668-6053

Contact: Abram Smies, Steve Smies

Notes: Mink farm. Located on the west shore of Lake Michigan.

 

Voskull Mink Ranch

N2141 State Road 32

Oostburg, WI 53070

Contact: Martin Voskull

Notes: Located just north of Demaster Road. Farm may be closed (investigation needed).

 

Zimbal Minkery

9632 Sauk Trail Road

Oostburg, WI 53070

Phone: (920) 207-1533

Contact: Jim & Laura Zimbal

Notes: Large mink farm.

 

Zimbal Minkery

6020 Wilson Lima Road

Oostburg, WI 53070

Phone: (920) 564-2118 or (920) 467-8125

Fax: (920) 564-2788

Contact: Robert Jr. & Linda Zimbal

Notes: Said to be the largest mink farm in North America. Farm is located at the end of Abraham Court, off of County Road A. Railroad tracks run along east side of farm.

 

Blanke-Wachter Fur Farm (Blanke's Hilltop Fur Farm)

W6343 State Road 67

Plymouth, WI 53073

Phone: (920) 254-1526 or (920) 892-4287

Fax: (920) 893-0368

Contact: Jim Wachter, Ryan Wachter, Melvin Blanke

Notes: Mink farm. Located west of Oak Road, southwest of the town of Plymouth.

 

Mel H. Blanke

114 E. Mill Street

Plymouth, WI 53073

Notes: Legal Counsel for Fur Commission USA.

 

United Feeds, Inc.

W8414 State Road 67

Plymouth, WI 53073

Phone: (920) 526-3211

Fax: (920) 526-3213

Contact: Rick Meyer, General Manager

Notes: Fur farm feed supplier. Located west of the town of Plymouth.

 

Kettle Moraine Mink Breeders Association

N5350 Country Aire Road

Plymouth, WI 53073

 

John S. Easley, DVM

Kettle Moraine Large Animal Clinic

1020 S. Pleasant View Road

Plymouth, WI 53073

Phone: (920) 892-4696

Fax: (888) 256-1050

Notes: Easley is Director of Research, Fur Commission USA (Mink Farmers Research Foundation).

 

Zimbal Minkery

2111 Washington Avenue

Sheboygan, WI 53081

Phone: (920) 452-7380 or (920) 467-8125

Fax: (920) 803-0662

Contact: Robert H. Zimbal

Notes: Located south of Washington Avenue, across railroad tracks.

 

Dittrich Mink Ranch (Sanders Farm?)

N7446 County Road LS

Mosel, WI 53083

Contact: Gene D. Dittrich, Christel Sanders

Notes: Mink farm. Christel Sanders is President of the Kettle Moraine Mink Breeders Association.

 

TMR Furs

N3481 County Road A

Sheboygan Falls, WI 53085

Phone: (920) 918-6764 or (920) 564-3115

Fax: (920) 467-3372

Contact: Nick Trimberger, Gerard Trimberger

Notes: Mink farm. Located at corner of County Road A and Kurscheid Court.

 

Thomas F. Hawe

N2594 Blueberry Lane

Waldo, WI 53093

Phone: (920) 528-8388

Notes: Mink farm. Tom Hawe died in July 2012. Farm may be closed (investigation needed).

 

Krieger Fur Farm

17320 93rd Street

Bristol, WI 53104

Phone: (262) 857-2079 or (262) 857-4060

Contact: Gerald R. Krieger

Notes: Mink farm. 93rd Street is also known as County Road C. Gerald Krieger is Chairman of the Board of the American Legend Cooperative (as of 2011).

 

Bill & Sandy Peterson

6682 Hospital Road

Burlington, WI 53105

Phone: (262) 763-5623

Notes: Fox farm.

 

Kurhajec Fur Farm

9602 West 3 Mile Road

Franksville, WI 53126

Phone: (262) 835-2866 or (262) 835-4066

Fax: (262) 835-1623

Contact: Jim & Shelly Kurhajec

Notes: Mink farm. Farm not visible from street; entrance just west of 96th Street.

 

John A. Treutelaar

S79 W25925 National Avenue

Mukwonago, WI 53149

Phone: (262) 662-3714

Notes: Fox farm. Across street from Morningstar Golfers Club.

 

Fur Harvesters Auction

400 England Street

Cambridge, WI 53523

Phone: (608) 423-4814

Fax: (608) 423-4804

Web: www.furharvesters.com

Contact: Greg Schroeder

Notes: Fur receiving and grading facility. Fur Harvesters Auction's corporate headquarters is located in Ontario, Canada.

 

Klubertanz Equipment Company

1165 State Road 73

Edgerton, WI 53534

Phone: (800) 237-3899 or (608) 884-9481

Fax: (608) 884-7509

Web: www.klubertanz.com

Contact: Richard Klubertanz, President

Notes: Supplier of wire, cages and equipment to mink and fox farmers.

 

Wyndway Mink Ranch

N5512 County Road S

Lake Mills, WI 53551

Phone: (920) 648-5742

Fax: (920) 648-8805

Contact: Kurt Siegel

Notes: Mink farm. Confirmed open (summer 2012). Located at corner of County Road S and County Road A.

 

Neo-Dynamics

4738 Bergamot Way, Suite 200

Middleton, WI 53562

Phone: (800) 206-7227

Fax: (608) 831-4669

Contact: Tim J. Cairns

Notes: Manufacturer of melatonin implants (used by mink farmers to speed fur growth). Neo-Dynamics is a related company to Melatek, a manufacturer of melatonin implants for ferrets and dogs.

 

Florin’s Trapping Supplies & Fur

1019 Taylor Lane

Stoughton, WI 53589

Phone: (608) 873-7127

Web: www.florintrapping.com

Notes: Wild fur buyer, trapping supplies.

 

North American Fur Auctions

205 Industrial Circle

Stoughton, WI 53589

Phone: (800) 872-3877 or (608) 205-9200

Fax: (608) 205-9210

Web: www.nafa.ca

Contact: Gregg Dolinsky, Senior Vice President, North American Operations

Notes: U.S. head office, fur grading facility (NAFA's corporate office and auction facility is located in Toronto, Canada). NAFA is the largest fur auction house in North America and is a major seller of mink and fox from fur farms, as well as wild fur.

 

Gary Anzia

960 Lake Drive

Port Washington, WI 53704

Phone: (920) 689-4018 or (920) 284-6018

Contact: Gary & Sharon Anzia

Notes: Mink farm.

 

United Vaccines, Inc.

2919 Commerce Park Drive

Fitchburg, WI 53719

Phone: (800) 283-6465 or (608) 276-5501

Fax: (608) 276-5545

Web: www.unitedvaccines.com

Contact: Wim Verhagen, CEO; Rebecca Kerns, Managing Director

Notes: Supplies vaccines to fur farmers in North America and Europe.

 

Mark Hansen

N7243 N. Crystal Lake

Beaver Dam, WI 53916

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

 

Hillside Fox Ranch

W6779 Milligan Road

Waupun, WI 53963
Phone: (920) 324-3176

Contact: Lyle & Helen Bronkhorst

Notes: Fox farm. Located west of U.S. Highway 151.

 

Clark's Willowtree Fur

7610 County Road B

Coleman, WI 54112

Phone: (920) 897-3618 or (715) 927-3576

Contact: Richard & Maryann Clark

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

 

David Mink Ranch

N2172 South 27th Road

Coleman, WI 54112

Contact: Judith J. David

Notes: Farm may be closed (investigation needed).

 

West Bay Fur

N2795 Shore Drive

Marinette, WI 54143

Phone: (715) 735-3732 or (715) 732-4894

Fax: (715) 735-9175

Contact: Charles & Sharon LaCourt

Notes: Mink farm. Located north of Rader Road. Entrance to farm is just south of the Shore Crest bar.

 

Langer Farms

N921 Norman Road / E3285 Fur Lane

Kewaunee, WI 54216

Phone: (920) 776-1207

Contact: James W. Langer, Kenneth J. Langer

Notes: Mink farm. Located just north of Sandy Bay Road.

 

Sandy Bay Mink Ranch

2228 Cherney Road

Mishicot, WI 54228

Phone: (920) 755-2834 or (800) 999-2834

Fax: (920) 755-4707

Contact: Brad L. Wiebensohn, Kurt Wiebensohn

Notes: Located at corner of Cherney Road and W. Samz Road.

 

Dan Destree

7314 Highway B

Two Rivers, WI 54241

Phone: (920) 682-8572

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

 

Roger Schroeder

5200 N 89th Street

Wausau, WI 54403

Phone: (715) 842-3681

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

 

Wisco Feeds (Wisco Milling)

114 S. First Street

Abbotsford, WI 54405

Phone: (715) 223-4596, (715) 223-4211

Contact: Alwyn K. Pedersen

Notes: Fur farm feed supplier.

 

Harold Widder

N 805 Christie Road

Antigo, WI 54409

Notes: Fox farm.

 

Ewan Fur Farm

1846 County Road A

Athens, WI 54411

Phone: (715) 257-7333

Contact: Donald Ewan, Richard Ewan

Notes: Mink farm. Confirmed open (summer 2012).

 

Mark Ziemer

W14712 Old D Road

Bowler, WI 54416

Notes: Fox farm.

 

Tony Pavek

W6220 Hwy. 64

Bryant, WI 54418

Phone: (715) 627-7721

Contact: Tony Pavek, Todd Pavek

Notes: Mink and fox farm. Located on north side of road, just west of 5th Avenue Road (east of the town of Polar).

 

Ethel B. Pavek

N3857 5th Avenue Road (alt. W6081 Hwy. 64)

Polar, WI 54418

Notes: Mink farm. Located at southeast corner of 5th Avenue Road and Hwy. 64. Farm may be closed (investigation needed).

 

Omega Mink Ranch

N3510 5th Avenue Road

Polar, WI 54418

Phone: (715) 627-4842 or (715) 623-3586

Contact: Guy & Mary Pavek

Notes: Mink farm. Sheds located on west side of road, at a distance from the road.

 

Kevin & Lisa Pavek

W6124 Hattes Lane

Polar, WI 54418

Phone: (715) 627-1280

Notes: Mink and fox farm. Located off of 5th Avenue Road, approx. 1 mile south of Hwy. 64.

 

Pavek Mink & Fox Ranch (Deerbrook Mink Ranch)

N5211 Rosedale Road

Deerbrook, WI 54424

Contact: Robert T. Pavek

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

 

Brecke Farms

5986 Reynolds Avenue

Dorchester, WI 54425

Phone: (715) 654-5678

Contact: Gerald & Pat Brecke

Notes: Mink farm. Located at end of Reynolds Ave., just south of County Line Road.

 

Jon Hackel

W983 Huckleberry Street

Edgar, WI 54426

Phone: (715) 352-3267

Notes: Mink farm. Located at intersection with Short Road.

 

Evergreen Mink Ranch

W4970 Harmon Road

Elton, WI 54430

Phone: (715) 882-1100

Contact: Dale Christensen

Notes: Mink farm.

 

Larson Mink Ranch

W4471 Buckner Road

Elton, WI 54430

Phone: (715) 882-2741

Contact: Dave Larson

Notes: Mink farm.

 

Chelf’s Mink Ranch

N7498 County Road H

Irma, WI 54442

Phone: (715) 453-8847

Fax: (715) 453-9057

Contact: Michael J. & Diane Chelf

Notes: Located just south of Leach Road. County Road H is also known as County Road V.

 

Blasel Fur Farm

W3923 Apple Avenue

Medford, WI 54451

Phone: (715) 678-2501

Fax: (715) 678-2783

Contact: Dennis & Amy Blasel

Notes: Mink farm.

 

Henry & Patricia Deml, Inc.

N2375 Hemlock Drive

Medford, WI 54451

Phone: (715) 748-2151

Contact: Henry G. Deml

Notes: Mink farm. Located west of Hemlock Drive, off of County Road O.

 

Romie Deml Mink Ranch

N3641County Road E

Medford, WI 54451

Contact: Romie Deml

Notes: Located south of Center Avenue; next to Kalmon's Fur Farm.

 

Kalmon’s Fur Farm

N3647 County Road E

Medford, WI 54451

Phone: (715) 748-5506

Fax: (715) 748-0719

Contact: George & Rita Kalmon

Notes: Mink farm. Located north of Center Avenue; next to Romie Deml Mink Ranch.

 

Medford Fur Food

N3528 State Highway 13

Medford, WI 54451

Phone: (715) 748-2255

Fax: (715) 748-4548

Contact: Tony Kleifgen, Manager

Notes: Fur farm feed supplier.

 

Mildbrand Mink Ranch

W5339 Whittlesey Avenue

Medford, WI 54451

Phone: (877) 519-8933 or (715) 748-3988

Fax: (715) 748-9007

Contact: Scott & Gail Mildbrand

Notes: Located just west of Highway 13. Mildbrand’s also operate a Christmas tree farm (www.sws-wis.com/mildbrandchristmastrees).

 

Albers Mink Ranch

W5299 Pleasant Avenue

Medford, WI 54451

Phone: (715) 748-5783

Contact: Mike & Lynn Albers

Notes: Located between Highway 13 and Crane Drive.

 

Central Mink Foods

651 S. Whelan Avenue

Medford, WI 54451

Phone: (715) 748-3188

Contact: Bruce Jentzsch

Notes: Fur farm feed supplier.

 

A&M Dittrich Mink Farm

N3472 Grahl Drive

Medford, WI 54451

Phone: (715) 785-8000 or (715) 748-9839

Fax: (715) 785-8001

Web: www.daviddittrich.com

Contact: Jorn Mogensen, Manager

Notes: Very large mink farm. Located just south of Center Avenue.

 

Ed Dittrich Mink Ranch

879 E Perkins Street

Medford, WI 54451

Phone: (715) 748-4359

Fax: (715) 748-2092

Contact: Edward Dittrich

Notes: Located in downtown Medford.

 

Hugh Hildebrandt, DVM

Medford Veterinary Clinic

898 S. Gibson Street

Medford, WI 54451

Phone: (715) 748-2341

Fax: (715) 748-6674

Web: http://medfordvet.com

Notes: Fur industry researcher (received $1,500 grant from Fur Commission USA in 2010; received $7,000 grant in 2006). Hildebrandt is editor of “Fur Animal Research Letter,” a quarterly newsletter published by the Fur Commission USA.

 

Jentzsch Mink Ranch

1195 S. 8th Street

Medford, WI 54451

Phone: (715) 748-4587 or (715) 748-5937 or (715) 748-3036

Fax: (715) 748-4861

Contact: Brad Jentzsch, Brian Jentzsch

Notes: Located just east of Central Mink Foods and south of Ed Dittrich Mink Ranch. 8th Street is also known as Highway 13.

 

Ken Holmes Mink Ranch

W8956 County Road M

Medford, WI 54451

Phone: (715) 785-7825

Fax: (715) 785-7185

Contact Kenneth & Mary Holmes

Notes: Located on north side of road.

 

Geiger Mink Farm

1000 Gardner Park Road

Mosinee, WI 54455

Phone: (715) 359-7839

Fax: (715) 843-3353

Contact: Thomas & Barbara Geiger

Notes: Located at corner of Gardner Park Road and River Forest Lane; just east of the Wisconsin River.

 

Magnuson Fur Farm

W2166 Forest Drive

Ogema, WI 54459

Phone: (715) 767-5480 or (715) 767-5734

Contact: Herb Magnuson, Frank Magnuson

Notes: Mink farm. Located at corner of Forest Drive and Springdale Drive, off of County Road C.

 

Frenchman's Folly Fox Farm

N10410 Pickerel Lake Road

Pickerel, WI 54465

Phone: (715) 484-5721

Contact: Lloyd & Nancy Bussiere

Notes: Fox farm.

 

Patrick Fur Farm

W3746 W Rib Road

Rib Lake, WI 54470

Phone: (715) 427-5260

Fax: (715) 427-3300

Contact: Michael Patrick, Kyle Patrick

Notes: Mink farm. Located off of State Hwy. 102, south of the town center.

 

Ryan & Michelle Oates

W1736 County Road M

Rib Lake, WI 54470

Phone: (715) 482-7040

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

 

Brecke Mink Ranch

N246 Oriole Drive

Stetsonville, WI 54480

Phone: (715) 678-2282

Fax: (715) 678-2976

Contact: Edward & Ann Brecke

Notes: Very large fur farm.

 

Ames Mink Farm

9879 Siemering Drive

Tomahawk, WI 54487

Phone: (715) 453-8828

Fax: (715) 453-6125

Contact: Arvid Ames

Notes: Large fur farm. Siemering Drive is off/west of US Business Highway 51.

 

Ott’s Mink Ranch

N10685 Red Pine Road

Tomahawk, WI 54487

Contact: Alex & Jennifer Ott

Phone: (715) 453-8845

Fax: (715) 453-7606

Notes: Located off/east of Tannery Road.

 

Gessler's Pine Ridge Mink Ranch

N11856 Heafford Road

Tomahawk, WI 54487

Phone: (715) 453-5591

Contact: David Gessler

Notes: Located north of Beach Road.

 

Zuleger Fur Farm

N7975 Zimmerman Road

Westboro, WI 54490

Phone: (715) 427-1002

Contact: Eric & Rebecca Zuleger

Notes: Fox farm. Located at southwest corner of Zimmerman Road (NF-101) and Rindt Road (NF-564). Rebecca Zuleger is Secretary of the US Fox Shippers Council (usfoxshipperscouncil.org).

 

Carey Ann's Fur Company

140 Buffalo Street

Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494

Phone: (715) 421-0587

Contact: Jack Tauschek

Notes: Wild fur buyer.

 

Zwickey Fur Farm

6775 Ole Lake Road

Rhinelander, WI 54501

Phone: (715) 369-8986 or (715) 369-2308

Contact: Terry Berndt, Douglas Zwickey

Notes: Mink farm.

 

Sherfield Farm

2947 N County Road Ff

Butternut, WI 54514

Phone: (715) 476-2808

Contact: Dale & Cathy Sherfield

Notes: Mink farm. Located at corner of County Road Ff and Miller Road, west side of road. Farm is located behind a bar called “Camp 1.” Property was for sale as of November 2013.

 

Chartier Fur Farm

13901 Moss Lake Drive

Lac Du Flambeau, WI 54538

Contact: Francis & Anna Maria Chartier

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

 

George Valiga Sr.

Pine Lane

Phillips, WI 54555

Notes: Mink farm.

 

Somo Fur Ranch

W12081 Barneys Drive

Tripoli, WI 54564

Phone: (715) 564-2595

Contact: Bob Findler

Notes: Mink farm. Farm may be closed (investigation needed). Located at southeast corner of Barneys Drive and County Road Yy.

 

Wiebke Fur & Trading Co.

110 Rose Street

La Crosse, WI 54603

Phone: (608) 784-4402

Fax: (608) 784-5453

Web: www.wiebketrading.com

Contact: Dan Wiebke, President

Notes: Wild fur buyer; another location in Eitzen, MN.

 

Breezy Point Mink Ranch

W14152 Garden Valley Lane

Blair, WI 54616

Phone: (608) 989-2995

Contact: Judy Peters

 

Brian Kahnke

W10454 Stuhr Road

Melrose, WI 54642

Notes: Mink farm.

 

Joseph Schrock

S11481 Stinson Road

Augusta, WI 54722

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

 

Roger Woodford

S 101 S 150th Avenue

Fall Creek, WI 54742

Phone: (715) 877-3308

Notes: Mink farm.

 

Trap & Trail Magazine

29653 300th Street

Holcombe, WI 54745

Phone: (715) 595-4218

Web: www.trapandtrail.com

Contact: John & Karlene Lee, editors

Notes: Trapping magazine.

 

Gamroth Mink Ranch

W22577 State Road 121

Independence, WI 54747

Phone: (715) 985-3530 or (715) 985-3462

Fax: (715) 985-5217

Contact: Scott & Allan Gamroth

Notes: Mink farm. Located next door to Smieja Fur Farm. State Road 121 is also known as Whitehall Road.

 

Twin Pine Fur Farm (Smieja Fur Farm)

W22875 State Road 121

Independence, WI 54747

Phone: (715) 985-3020 or (715) 985-3713

Contact: Tom & Jan Olson

Notes: Mink farm.

 

Northwest Mink Ranch

N4533 Zebro Road

Bruce, WI 54819

Phone: (715) 868-3581

Fax: (715) 868-3582

Contact: Hans Haugen, Ami Shotton-Heil

Notes: Large mink farm. Located just north of Highway 8.

 

Bill Withers

7805 Cheese Factory Road

Iron River, WI 54847

Contact: Bill & Celeste Withers

Notes: Fox farm. Farm reported closed in 2015 (investigation needed).

 

Wiesman Mink Ranch

W13311 Buss Road

Caroline, WI 54928

Phone: (715) 754-5645

Contact: Emil (Bud) & Karen Wiesman

Notes: Large fur farm. Buss Road dead-ends at the farm. Also a hunting preserve (Southbranch Preserve, www.southbranch.com)

 

Dillenberg Farm

N2544 Hickory Lane

Clintonville, WI 54929

Phone: (715) 853-7002 or (715) 823-3694

Contact: Leo & Karen Dillenberg

Notes: Mink and fox farm.

 

Muthig Industries

33 East Larsen Drive

Fond du Lac, WI 54937

Phone: (920) 922-9814

Fax: (920) 922-8088

Web: www.muthigindustries.com

Contact: Bruce W. Muthig, President

Notes: Manufacturer of pellet feeders for mink farms.

 

Samuel Schrock

W10181 Cumberland Road

Wautoma, WI 54982

Contact: Samuel & Carolyn Schrock

Notes: Small mink farm, located just west of County Road II.

 

Golden Sands Ranch

N5183 17th Drive

Wild Rose, WI 54984

Phone: (920) 622-3338

Fax: (920) 622-4382

Contact: Harry H. Erickson, Robert Erickson

Notes: Mink farm. Located between County Road A and County Road O.

 

Trapper & Predator Caller

700 E. State Street

Iola, WI 54990

Phone: (715) 445-2214

Fax: (715) 445-4087

Web: www.trapperpredatorcaller.com

Notes: Trapping magazine; published by F+W Media (see Cincinnati, OH).

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slaughterhouses

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

 

Johnsonville Sausage

104 E Division Street

Watertown, WI 53098

Phone: (920) 261-1053

M

 

Pinn-Oak Ridge Farm

N5784 Johnson Road

Delavan, WI 53115

Phone: (262) 728-9629

MP

 

Strauss Veal and Lamb

9775 S 60th Street

Franklin, WI 53132

Phone: (414) 421-5250

M

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

 

Lake Geneva Country Meats

5907 State Road 50 E

Lake Geneva, WI 53147

Phone: (262) 248-3339

MPV

 

Black Earth Meats

1345 Mills Street

Black Earth, WI 53515

Phone: (608) 767-3940

Web: www.blackearthmeats.com

MPV

 

TTJ Packing

2532 Peiper Road

Cottage Grove, WI 53527

Phone: (608) 839-8865

M

 

Northwoods Locker

267 100th Ave.

Clayton, WI 54004

Phone: (715) 948-2554

MP

 

Olson's Woodville Meats

124 E River Road

Woodville, WI 54028

Phone: (715) 698-2482

MPV

 

Woodville Warehousing

107 Hagen Drive

Woodville, WI 54028

Phone: (715) 698-2442

MP

 

Provimi Foods (Provimi Veal)

W2103 County Road VV

Seymour, WI 54165

Phone: (920) 833-6861

MP

 

Green Bay Dressed Beef

544 Acme Street

Green Bay, WI 54302

Phone: (920) 437-4311

M

 

JBS Green Bay

1330 Lime Kiln Road

Green Bay, WI 54311

Phone: (920) 468-4000

Web: www.jbssa.com

M

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

 

Abbyland Foods

508 E Linden Street

Abbotsford, WI 54405

Phone: (715) 223-6386

MPV

Notes: Cited in September 2013 for an egregious violation of the Humane Methods of Slaughter Act (USDA inspector observed an animal handled and/or slaughtered cruelly).

 

Abbyland Pork Pack

539 North Meridian Street

Curtiss, WI 54422

Phone: (715) 223-4676

M

 

Custom Meats of Marathon

1300 Hwy. 107 S

Marathon, WI 54448

Phone: (715) 443-3734

MPV

 

Meat Processing

5663 Gravel Road

Medford, WI 54451

Phone: (715) 748-3885

MV

 

Mekong Fresh Meats

924 Locker Road

Mosinee, WI 54455

Phone: (715) 693-1342

MPV

 

Pete's Meat Service

1665 Main Street

Rudolph, WI 54475

Phone: (715) 435-3250

MP

 

Country Fresh Meats

9902 Weston Ave.

Weston, WI 54476

Phone: (715) 359-1311

MP

 

Gold'n Plump Poultry

209 North Third Street

Arcadia, WI 54612

Phone: (608) 323-2884

PV

 

VPP Group

19081 Hwy. 71 E

Norwalk, WI 54648

Phone: (608) 823-7445

M

Notes: Cited in October 2013 and April 2013 for violations of the Humane Methods of Slaughter Act (USDA inspector observed animals handled and/or slaughtered cruelly).

 

Crescent Meats and Catering

15332 State Hwy. 27

Cadott, WI 54727

Phone: (715) 289-3000

MPV

 

Jennie-O Turkey

34 N 7th Street

Barron, WI 54812

Phone: (715) 537-3131

MP

 

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