Du måste aktivera javascript för att sverigesradio.se ska fungera korrekt och för att kunna lyssna på ljud. Har du problem med vår sajt så finns hjälp på https://kundo.se/org/sverigesradio/

Minks deserve a good life before becoming coats

Published tisdag 10 maj 2011 kl 11.29
Photo: Mattias Rensmo/Swedish Radio

Larger cages and toys to play with, those are some of the suggestions made by the National Board of Agriculture to improve the situation for minks in Swedish mink farms.

The board also suggests more frequent veterinary checks, Swedish Radio News reports.

“The mink is an active animal. They are hunters with a lot of energy and it is important that they have an outlet for their energy,” said Helena Kättström, at the Board of Agriculture.

Other measures suggested included mandatory education for breeders and at least two veterinary visits per year.

Our journalism is based on credibility and impartiality. Swedish Radio is independent and not affiliated to any political, religious, financial, public or private interests.
Har du frågor eller förslag gällande våra webbtjänster?

Kontakta gärna Sveriges Radios supportforum där vi besvarar dina frågor vardagar kl. 9-17.

Du hittar dina sparade avsnitt i menyn under "Min Lista".