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Polaroid 1925

1925

1925

Starting modestly with two females and one male mink, Edward Dittrich, Sr. and his wife, Lorene (pictured) launch the beginning of the Dittrich family legacy in Medford, Wisconsin, United States.

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1940

1940

In the 1940s, Edward's son Vernon Dittrich carried his father's breeder stock forward when he started his mink farm in Medford, Wisconsin, United States.

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1964

1964

Vernon's son David Dittrich continued the family's mink legacy when he started his mink farm in 1964, further establishing Medford, Wisconsin, United States as the Mink Capital of the World.

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1993

1993

In May of 1993, David Dittrich Mink Ranch was awarded
Top Lot Award: Black-Male
at the North American Fur Auctions (NAFA)
Furs Beyond Expectation.

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1994

1994

In May of 1994, David Dittrich Mink Ranch was awarded
Top Lots Award:
Black-Female and Mahogany-Female
at the North American Fur Auctions (NAFA)
Furs Beyond Expectation.

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1996

1996

In May of 1996, David Dittrich Mink Ranch was awarded
Top Lots: NAFA Black Male and Female
at the North American Fur Auctions (NAFA)
Furs Beyond Expectation.

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1997

1997

In May of 1997, David Dittrich Mink Ranch was awarded
Top Lot Award: Black-Female
at the North American Fur Auctions (NAFA)
Furs Beyond Expectation.

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1998

1998

In May of 1998, David Dittrich Mink Ranch was awarded
Top Lot Award: Black-Male
at the North American Fur Auctions (NAFA)
Furs Beyond Expectation.

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1999

1999

In May of 1999, David Dittrich Mink Ranch was awarded
Top Lot Award:
Mahogany-Male and Black-Female
at the North American Fur Auctions (NAFA)
Furs Beyond Expectation.

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2004

2004

In February of 2004, David Dittrich Mink Ranch was awarded
Top Lot: NAFA Black Female
at the North American Fur Auctions (NAFA)
Furs Beyond Expectation

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2009

2009

In January of 2009, David Dittrich sold his farm to the Van Ansem family. Like the Dittrich family, the Van Ansem family also celebrates three generations of mink farmers.

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2012

2012

In February, May and June of 2012, A&M Dittrich Mink Farm, Inc. was awarded
Top Lots: Pearl-Male and Pearl-Female
Top Lots: Demi/Wild-Male and Demi/Wild-Female
Top Lot: White-Female
at the North American Fur Auctions (NAFA)
Furs Beyond Expectation

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2012

2012

In 2012, A&M Dittrich Mink Farm, Inc. was awarded
Fur Farm Award of Merit
in recognition of outstanding care of farm raised mink, and a commitment to upholding the standards and guidelines of the Fur Commission USA Animal Welfare Committee.

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2013

2013

In February, May and June of 2013, A&M Dittrich Mink Farm, Inc. was awarded
Top Lots: Pearl-Male and Pearl-Female
Top Lots: Demi/Wild-Male and Demi/Wild-Female
at the North American Fur Auctions (NAFA)
Furs Beyond Expectation

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2015

2015

In January and April of 2015, A&M Dittrich Mink Farm, Inc. was awarded
Top Lots: Palomino-Male and Palomino-Female
Top Lots: Demi Brown-Male and Demi Brown-Female
Top Lot: White-Male
at the North American Fur Auctions (NAFA)
Furs Beyond Expectation

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2016

2016

In February and April of 2016, A&M Dittrich Mink Farm, Inc. was awarded
Top Lots: Mahogany Female and White Female
at the North American Fur Auctions (NAFA)
Furs Beyond Expectation

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2017

2017

In July of 2017, A&M Dittrich Mink Farm, Inc. was awarded
Top Lots: BLACK NAFA Male and Female
at the North American Fur Auctions (NAFA)
Furs Beyond Expectation

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2018

2018

The collection of Marble Mink produced at the David Dittrich Farm made its debut under the Unicorn Label.  
Top Lot of Marble Male Mink - Unicorn USA.