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Birds Hill - Peter Fote and Royal Oak Mink Ranch

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Birds Hill - Peter Fote and Royal Oak Mink Ranch

Posted: 20 Feb 2005 12:19PM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 6 Jul 2005 9:22AM GMT

As a child I remember visiting my grandfathers mink ranch in Birds Hill, north of Winnipeg. Seems to me there was a gravel pit there and the mink ranch had a tower or lookout for foxes??

Peter Jacob Fote ran the Royal Oak Mink Ranch from approximately the mid late 1940's to the mid 1950's as far as I can tell. Apparently one of his successes was 'silvertip' breeding stock.

If anyone has any information, knowledge or references to this mink farm operation or the Fote family I would appreciate hearing from you.


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rnisaak 20 Feb 2005 7:19PM GMT 
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