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Market Update

Ranch mink have stabilized at very low prices and are now being used as a commodity for investment.  They are being introduced in a great percentage of garments this coming season.  These recent positions on ranch mink do not represent retail sales which will start in the late summer and early fall. The cheap mink prices are beginning to...
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Chinese Fur Market

CHINESE FUR MARKET           As many of you have heard, the Chinese market is having some negative effect on the wild fur business. The effect is most acute for ranch mink.  However, there will be some effect on wild furs. Most wild fur species did not see the dramatic price advances of ranch mink over the last 13 years,...
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Wild Fur Market,

The wild fur market often responds to the price of the item it substitutes. As prices of ranch mink, ranch foxes, Chinese raccoon and Russian sable increase the wild fur becomes a cost effect material to use as a substitute. Record high prices of the ranch mink have helped to keep the prices of muskrats high. High prices of...
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Deer hide trade for gloves, 2013 upgrade

GFW has made a significant upgrade in the quality of glove we are trading for deer hides. We have returned to the all leather split skin deerskin glove with 100 gram “Thinsulate” lining with nylon double stitching. This glove was requested by many of our customers so we have it again this year. Trade your deer hides for a high quality glove...
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American raccoon in China…Some market indicators

The American raccoon is an item which the Chinese are using for their domestic market.  Chinese manufacturers have introduced raccoon into their collection because it is a worthy substitute for other more expensive long hair articles such as ranch fox and Chinese raccoon.   A common misunderstanding about the raccoon market is that if there is a Big Raccoon...
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Fur Routes have started!

The 2013-2014 Fur Season has begun. We started running routes in Wisconsin this week and next week we will begin running in other states. Be sure to check out our fur route schedule page to find a route near you. We look forward to seeing past customers and meeting new ones! The staff at GFW wishes you all a...
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New Website

As you may have noticed, we are in the process of revamping our website.  Please be patient as we work on getting everthing up and operational.  Thank you for your patience.
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NTA Convention

Thank you to all who stopped and visited with us at our booth at the NTA Convention in Lima, OH.  We look forward to doing business with you.
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Thank You to NTA

Groenewold Fur and Wool Co sincerely appreciates the following awards presented to us by the NTA at the National Convention in Lima, OH. PIONEER AWARD. – Presented to Grant Groenewold – Groenewold Fur & Wool Company. “For Innovative Efforts To Preserve And Further Trapping”. Presented at the 54th Annual Convention, Lima, Ohio. 2013 PRESIDENTS AWARD – Presented to Groenewold...
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