Fur Harvester’s Auction House Results Are In

Tuesday, December 20, 2005 at 16:06



The Fur Harvester’s Auction House in North Bay, Ontario, is reporting a very good start to the fur auction season.


Beaver, muskrat and mink all made strong increases of at least 20%.


Otter remained firm at an average price of $99, while fisher continued to rise at $48. Both animals sold at least 95% of capacity.


Fur action spokesman, Jim Gibb says the muskrat was a hot-seller as well, with an average price of $4.10 per pelt.


Other prices to report include the Lynx, which sold 60% of its stock at an average price of $116 a pelt.


Raccoon sold 25% of its stock at $16.17 a pelt. The average price paid for Beaver was $26.28.


The next sale is in February.