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Fur industry faces uncertain future due to Covid – BBC News

Europe’s fur industry faces uncertain future after Denmark’s mass mink cull due to Covid.



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By Adrienne MurrayBusiness reporter, Copenhagen
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image captionEven before the outbreak of Covid the fur trade was struggling
Europe’s fur industry is back in the spotlight after Denmark’s mass culling of millions of mink following an outbreak of coronavirus at farms in the country.
Earlier this month, Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen announced that all mink would be slaughtered. Denmark is the world’s biggest mink producer, farming up to 17 million of the animals, and…

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