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Denmark offers mink farmers up to $4 billion compensation after nationwide cull amid coronavirus fears




Denmark, once the world’s top exporter of mink furs, has offered to pay the nation’s mink farmers up to 19 billion Danish crowns ($4 billion) following an order last year to cull the country’s entire mink population.

The Danish Government ordered the country’s entire herd of about 17 million mink, one of the world’s biggest and highly valued for the quality of its fur, to be culled in early November after hundreds of farms suffered outbreaks of coronavirus and authorities found…

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