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Offline Hern

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Wild Fox vs. Ranch Fox
« on: March 15, 2017, 06:51:03 AM »
Here's a picture of Wild Red Fox (Left) and Ranch raised Red Fox (Right)
This is an example that size matters.
Picture is only of size, picked randomly. Not grade vs. grade.


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Re: Wild Fox vs. Ranch Fox
« Reply #1 on: March 15, 2017, 07:18:54 AM »
Holy Poop!  Thats a Red Wolf. ;D ;D ;D
"Predators are either active & feeding, semi-active & callable, or utterly inactive & then practically speaking, no call is needed; we're just taking our guns for a walk. We can & should get used to it, & follow their leed cuz they just ain't eager nor apt to follow our’s any time soon!

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Re: Wild Fox vs. Ranch Fox
« Reply #2 on: March 15, 2017, 07:29:37 AM »
 ;) ;) ;) ;) They really fatten those buggers up!!  :-\ :-\ :-\ :-\ :-\ :-\
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Re: Wild Fox vs. Ranch Fox
« Reply #3 on: March 15, 2017, 01:30:05 PM »
I'd love to see one of those in my cross heirs
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Re: Wild Fox vs. Ranch Fox
« Reply #4 on: March 15, 2017, 04:04:42 PM »
What are they feeding those things?!?!?!
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Re: Wild Fox vs. Ranch Fox
« Reply #5 on: March 15, 2017, 05:28:01 PM »
Not only the feed, but the breeding. They been farmed soon long, growers developed a larger Fox. Plus Ranch Fox have been bred for a consistent color.
From time to time, folks have ask me why Ranch Fox sell higher in price at auction then Wild Fox. Well, size matters in this case.
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Re: Wild Fox vs. Ranch Fox
« Reply #6 on: March 15, 2017, 05:43:14 PM »
Lookn4aRedWolf, here's Ranch Mink. (No they ain't Otter)
Not only larger then Wild Mink, but color is more consistent.
Look down the racks to see different colors...lighter & darker...

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Re: Wild Fox vs. Ranch Fox
« Reply #7 on: March 15, 2017, 06:03:36 PM »
I guess they have breeding for the best traits down to a science. Those mink are astounding! Hern, did you take these pictures yourself?
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Re: Wild Fox vs. Ranch Fox
« Reply #8 on: March 15, 2017, 06:13:27 PM »
No.  Pictures are from inside North America Fur Auction house, Canada.
foxhound, you are right, down to a science, as any farming operation.
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Re: Wild Fox vs. Ranch Fox
« Reply #9 on: March 15, 2017, 06:37:30 PM »
When I was a kid, I remember having a fox farm operation on Route 62 just before the village of President. Not sure what ever happened to the place. It's long since gone....
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Re: Wild Fox vs. Ranch Fox
« Reply #10 on: March 16, 2017, 08:44:56 AM »
Hmmmmmm?  Makes me wonder if people claiming to see Mountain Lion in PA aren't seeing farm raised tabby cat's. ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D
"Predators are either active & feeding, semi-active & callable, or utterly inactive & then practically speaking, no call is needed; we're just taking our guns for a walk. We can & should get used to it, & follow their leed cuz they just ain't eager nor apt to follow our’s any time soon!

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Re: Wild Fox vs. Ranch Fox
« Reply #11 on: March 16, 2017, 04:34:30 PM »
 ;D ;D ;D ;D Consider the response Mosquito Creek would have with farm raised coyotes??  :o :o :o :o :o :o
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Re: Wild Fox vs. Ranch Fox
« Reply #12 on: March 16, 2017, 07:32:51 PM »
Lookn4fur, that's an interesting take on the mountain lion sightings. Have you ever seen the Savannah cats that breeders have produced? Many look like a Leopard,  but some are darker colored. Could be why people see "black Panthers" too. Google search Savannah cats and look at these things....  :o :o :o
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