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 List is in zip code order.



All farms are mink farms, unless otherwise noted. 


Mink Veterinary Consulting and Research
W8366 Spring Valley Drive
Glenbeulah, WI 53023
Phone: (920) 980-9660
Contact: John Easley, DVM, Managing Director
Notes: MVCRS assists with the distribution of vaccines, provides veterinary consultation, and in other ways supports the mink farming industry in North America. Easley is Director of Research for Fur Commission USA.


Autumn River Farms
W5379 Eagle Road
Juneau, WI 53039
Phone: (920) 204-8346
Contact: Mike Mclay, David McLay, Ryan Thoma


Hidden Acres Fur Farm
17930 Church Road
Kiel, WI 53042
Phone: (920) 773-2524
Contact: Phillip Endries, Pete Endries
Notes: Fox farm.


Fur farm
W2359 County Road Wh
Mount Calvary, WI 53057
Notes: Farm may be closed (investigation needed).


Bonlander Mink Ranch
W1597 Foundry Road
New Holstein, WI 53061
Phone: (920) 898-5607
Contact: Gary & Virginia Bonlander


D & N Mink (Halbach Mink Ranch)
W1314 Foundry Road
New Holstein, WI 53061
Phone: (920) 898-9195
Contact: Donald & Nancy Halbach, Scott Halbach


B & P Thelen Ranch
W830 Fur Farm Road
New Holstein, WI 53061
Phone: (920) 286-0929 or (920) 898-5929
Contact: Brad & Paula Thelen


Associated Fur Farms
W837 Fur Farm Road
New Holstein, WI 53061
Contact: Shaw Langenfeld, Max Langenfeld


Voskuil Mink Ranch
N2141 State Road 32
Oostburg, WI 53070
Contact: Martin Voskuil
Notes: Farm may be closed (investigation needed).


Smies Fur Farm
W1618 Smies Road
Oostburg, WI 53070
Phone: (920) 668-6075 or (920) 668-6053
Contact: Abram Smies, Steve Smies


Zimbal Minkery
9632 Sauk Trail Road
Oostburg, WI 53070
Phone: (920) 564-3004 or (920) 207-1533
Contact: Rick Zimball, Jim & Laura Zimbal


Blanke-Wachter Fur Farm (Blanke’s Hilltop Fur Farm)
W6343 State Road 67
Plymouth, WI 53073
Phone: (920) 254-1526 or (920) 892-4287
Contact: Jim Wachter, Ryan Wachter


Steinhardt Farms
845 South Street
Plymouth, WI 53073
Contact: Jeff & May Steinhardt


Zimbal Minkery
2111 Washington Avenue
Sheboygan, WI 53081
Phone: (920) 452-7380 or (920) 467-8125


Zimbal Minkery (Cleverview Ranch)
N3371 County Road M
Sheboygan Falls, WI 53085


TMR Furs
N3481 County Road A
Sheboygan Falls, WI 53085
Phone: (920) 918-6764 or (920) 564-3115
Contact: Nick Trimberger, Gerard Trimberger


Zimbal Minkery
6437 Abraham Court
Sheboygan Falls, WI 53085
Phone: (920) 564-2118 or (920) 467-8125
Contact: Robert Jr. & Linda Zimbal
Notes: Said to be the largest mink farm in North America. Robert Zimbal is President of Fur Commission USA (as of 2021).


Kurhajec Fur Farm
9602 3 Mile Road
Franksville, WI 53126
Phone: (262) 835-2866 or (262) 835-4066
Contact: Jim & Shelly Kurhajec


Fur Harvesters Auction
400 England Street
Cambridge, WI 53523
Phone: (608) 423-4814
Contact: Greg Schroeder
Notes: Fur receiving and grading facility. Fur Harvesters Auction’s corporate headquarters is in Ontario, Canada.

Ceva Animal Health
1131 Thousand Oaks Trail
Verona, WI 53593
Phone: (608) 276-5501
Notes: Manufactures vaccines for fur farms in North America and Europe.


Gary Anzia
960 Lake Drive
Port Washington, WI 53704
Phone: (920) 689-4018 or (920) 284-6018
Contact: Gary & Sharon Anzia


Hillside Fox Ranch
W6779 Milligan Road
Waupun, WI 53963
Phone: (920) 324-3176
Contact: Lyle & Helen Bronkhorst
Notes: Fox farm.


West Bay Fur
N2795 Shore Drive
Marinette, WI 54143
Phone: (715) 735-3732 or (715) 732-4894
Contact: Charles & Sharon LaCourt
Notes: Farm may be closed (investigation needed).


Langer Farms
E3276 Fur Lane
Kewaunee, WI 54216
Phone: (920) 776-1207
Contact: James Langer, Kenneth Langer


Sandy Bay Mink Ranch
2228 Cherney Road
Mishicot, WI 54228
Phone: (920) 755-2834 or (800) 999-2834
Contact: Brad Wiebensohn, Keith Wiebensohn


Fur farm
5200 N 89th Street
Wausau, WI 54403
Phone: (715) 842-3681
Contact: Arlan Erickson
Notes: Farm may be closed (investigation needed).


Harold Widder
805 Christie Road
Antigo, WI 54409
Notes: Fox farm. Farm may be closed (investigation needed).


Ewan Fur Farm
114814 County Road A
Athens, WI 54411
Phone: (715) 257-7333
Contact: Donald Ewan, Richard Ewan


Tony Pavek
W6220 Hwy. 64
Bryant, WI 54418
Phone: (715) 627-7721
Contact: Tony Pavek, Todd Pavek
Notes: Mink and fox farm.


Valley Ranch
W6136 Hattes Lane
Polar, WI 54418
Phone: (715) 627-1280
Contact: Kevin Pavek
Notes: Mink and fox farm.


Jon Hackel
120721 Huckleberry Street
Edgar, WI 54426
Phone: (715) 352-3267


Evergreen Mink Ranch
W4970 Harmon Road
Elton, WI 54430
Phone: (715) 882-1100
Contact: Dale Christensen


Central Mink Foods
651 S Whelen Avenue
Medford, WI 54451
Phone: (715) 748-3188
Notes: Fur farm feed supplier.


Medford Fur Food (Medford Foods)
N3528 State Highway 13
Medford, WI 54451
Phone: (715) 748-2255
Contact: Tony Kleifgen, Manager
Notes: Fur farm feed supplier.


Ed Dittrich Mink Ranch
879 E Perkins Street
Medford, WI 54451
Phone: (715) 748-4359
Contact: Edward Dittrich


Mildbrand Mink Ranch
W5339 Whittlesey Avenue
Medford, WI 54451
Phone: (877) 519-8933 or (715) 748-3988
Contact: Scott & Gail Mildbrand


Blasel Fur Farm
W3923 Apple Avenue
Medford, WI 54451
Phone: (715) 965-0589 or (715) 678-2501
Contact: Dennis & Amy Blasel


A&M Dittrich Mink Farm
N3516 Grahl Drive
Medford, WI 54451
Phone: (715) 785-8000 or (715) 748-9839
Contact: Jorn Mogensen, Manager
Notes: One of the largest mink farms in the U.S. The A & M Dittrich farm is owned by the Van Ansem Group, based in The Netherlands. Also home to American Feeds, a mink food processing company.


Goodrich Fur Farm
N3984 Martin Drive
Medford, WI 54451
Notes: Owned by the Van Ansem Group.


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
Contact: Mike & Bev Patrick, Kyle & Lisa Patrick


Patrick Fur Farm
N7097 County Rd C
Rib Lake, WI 54470


Brecke Mink Ranch
N246 Oriole Drive
Stetsonville, WI 54480
Phone: (715) 678-0056
Contact: Edward Brecke
Notes: Farm reported closed (December 2023).


Ott’s Mink Ranch
N10685 Red Pine Road
Tomahawk, WI 54487
Contact: Alex & Jennifer Ott
Phone: (715) 453-8845
Notes: Farm may be closed (investigation needed).


Heier Bros Fur Farm
N3276 Winter Sports Road
Withee, WI 54498
Notes: Farm may be closed (investigation needed).


Valiga Brothers Mink Ranch
N9812 State Highway 13
Phillips, WI 54555
Contact: George Valiga
Notes: Two adjoining properties.


Valiga Brothers Mink Ranch
W7252 Pine Lane
Phillips, WI 54555
Contact: George Valiga
Notes: Farm may be closed (investigation needed).


Wiebke Fur & Trading
110 Rose Street
La Crosse, WI 54603
Phone: (608) 784-4402
Contact: Tom Wiebke, Dan Wiebke
Notes: Major buyer of wild (trapped) furs; another location in Eitzen, MN.


Brian Kahnke
W10454 Stuhr Road
Melrose, WI 54642


Joseph Schrock
S11481 Stinson Road
Augusta, WI 54722
Notes: Farm may be closed (investigation needed).


Olson Fur Farm (Smieja Fur Farm)
W22875 State Road 121
Independence, WI 54747
Phone: (715) 985-3020 or (715) 985-3713
Contact: Tom & Jan Olson


Gamroth Mink Ranch
W22577 State Road 121
Independence, WI 54747
Phone: (715) 985-3530 or (715) 985-3462
Contact: Scott Gamroth
Notes: Farm may be closed (investigation needed).


Eagle Eye Farm
N1435 Meridian Drive
Thorp, WI 54771
Phone: (715) 669-3123 or (715) 669-3514


Wiesman Mink Ranch
W13311 Buss Road
Caroline, WI 54928
Phone: (715) 754-5645
Contact: Emil (Bud) & Karen Wiesman


Samuel Schrock
W10181 Cumberland Road
Wautoma, WI 54982
Contact: Samuel & Carolyn Schrock


Golden Sands Ranch
N5183 17th Drive
Wild Rose, WI 54984
Phone: (920) 622-3338
Contact: Harry Erickson, Robert Erickson, Keith Erickson


Laboratory animal suppliers

Wilson’s Prairie View Farm
N5627 Highway DD
Burlington, WI 53105
Phone: (262) 492-4696
Contact: Anna Rothering
Notes: Laboratory animal supplier (pigs).


Ridglan Farms
10489 W. Blue Mounds Road
Blue Mounds, WI 53517
Phone: (608) 437-8670
Contact: James A. Burns, President
Notes: Laboratory animal supplier (dogs). Ridglan sells thousands of dogs each year.


Wisconsin National Primate Research Center
University of Wisconsin
1220 Capitol Court
Madison, WI 53715
Phone: (608) 263-3500
Contact: Jon Levine, Director
Notes: Laboratory animal supplier (nonhuman primates). One of seven National Primate Research Centers funded by the National Institutes of Health. Houses more than 1,500 monkeys for research and breeding.


University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
Department of Biology
921 Elmwood Avenue
Oshkosh, WI 54901
Phone: (920) 424-1102
Notes: Laboratory animal supplier (thirteen-lined ground squirrels).