Heinous industry. Once again ‘pieces of gold’ reign supreme! Sickening !
With an annual production of around 5 million skins, the Netherlands has been the third-largest producer of mink fur after Denmark and China.
Fox and chinchilla farming was banned some time ago in the Netherlands, as well as a ban on dog, cat and seal fur being in effect.
Nicole van Gemert is the director of the Dutch anti-fur group Bont Voor Dieren (Fur For Animals) and has worked tirelessly against the fur trade.
On December 18th 2012, the Dutch senate passed a historic ban on mink farming. This ban came about largely due to investigations done by Bont Voor Dieren that revealed appalling conditions on fur farms.
In addition, an inquiry by the Ministry of Agriculture conducted in early 2012, showed that 93%of the Dutch were against killing animals solely for their fur.
The fur ban was based on the argument…
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