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The muskrat as fur bearer with notes on its use as food

by David E. Lantz

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Muskrat

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDavid E. Lantz
    SeriesFarmers" bulletin / United States Department of Agriculture -- no. 869, Farmers" bulletin (United States. Department of Agriculture) -- no. 869.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination23 p. :
    Number of Pages23
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25654532M
    OCLC/WorldCa77692130, 15232455

    Sep 4, - We have a little muskrat where I work that comes out at night, we call him our little buddy as we all enjoy watching him going about his business. Poor little thing has a deformed leg. See more ideas about Animals wild, Animals, Wildlife pins.   The following is a paper I have written on the topic of the French Canadian culture of the Detroit River region, including Lake St. Clair and both the Canadian and American communities of the area. It can also be downloaded here in PDF: Origins of the Muskrat French. NOTE: For citation purposes, a fully edited.

    The muskrat has relatively small front feet, with four major toes and small thumbs. Hind feet are much larger, and partially webbed. The tail of a muskrat is deeper than it is wide, and it tapers to a blunt point at the end. The species use their tails as an aid to swimming. Muskrat fur is short and dense. You searched for: muskrat fur stole! Etsy is the home to thousands of handmade, vintage, and one-of-a-kind products and gifts related to your search. No matter what you’re looking for or where you are in the world, our global marketplace of sellers can help you find unique and affordable options. Let’s get started!

    The marten is known for having weasel-like characteristics, a long, bushy tail and thick, yellowish to dark brown fur that is valuable in the fur trade. The American marten is often referred to by the name of its European relative, the pine marten. Another variation of the marten is the stone marten, also found in Europe and Asia. US92 Muskrat Fur Jacket Musquash Fur Coat Size M/L - Class of Mink C $ Buy It Now US TRENDY MUSKRAT FUR VEST JACKET MUSQUASH FUR WAISTCOAT HOOD SIZE S.


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Original: The muskrat as fur bearer with notes on its use as food. The muskrat as fur bearer with notes on its use as food by Lantz, David E. (David Ernest)Pages: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Lantz, David E.

(David Ernest) Muskrat as a fur bearer with notes on its use as food. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Dept. Details - The muskrat as fur bearer with notes on its use as food / - Biodiversity Heritage Library The Biodiversity Heritage Library works collaboratively to make biodiversity literature openly available to the world as part of a global biodiversity community.

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BHL works best with JavaScript enabled. This banner text can have markup. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation. The average /2 pound carcass (less the fur) was sold for 20 to 25 cents in the early 19th century. This unique page booklet tells how to properly prepare and cook fried muskrat, roast muskrat and stewed muskrat.

But considering muskrats for food is only a. "Muskrat can be dyed and used to make coats that resemble mink,” Mott said. Muskrat finery can run $1, to $4, In general, back fur is used for coats and hats, and belly fur for trim.

The fascination with this type of fur is mainly because of its natural colour and jewel shades. Muskrat or Musquash names vary, but not the quality of fur. Muskrat is more of a British name, while Canadians likes the name of Musquash.

This versatile fur has a dark. The muskrat is a medium sized semi-aquatic rodent with webbed hind feet and a flat tail – which it uses as a rudder. Despite its name, the muskrat is not a ‘true’ rat but is a large member of the family of voles and lemmings.

The name comes from the musky odour. muskrat is soaked to the skin. Not so. Its waterproof underhair lies above an insulating layer of air, so water never touches the skin. As an added benefit, the layer of air keeps the animal buoyant.

Musk-rat is a durable and widely used fur. It sometimes goes by the more glamorous name of “Hudson Seal” fur.

The muskrat smells and hears. The muskrat as fur bearer with notes on its use as food / By David E. (David Ernest) Lantz Topics: MuskratAuthor: David E. (David Ernest) Lantz. The Muskrat As A Furbearr: With Notes On Its Use As A Food (IssuedRevised ) Have you ever eaten a muskrat.

Probably not. But, according to this Farmer’s Bulletin muskrats are not only edible, they were once labeled as “marsh rabbits” and sold in retail markets of several U.S.

cities. The Chipewyan removed and discarded the stomach and intestines at the site of the slaughter [9]. When there were many muskrat, the Mistissini Cree also dried the flesh [54]. Since Micmac hunted muskrat primarily for the fur trade, they ate them at the point of capture.

Muskrat (Ondatra zibethicus) Uses. Muskrats are one of about 12 furbearers trapped in Alaska and are near the bottom of the list in economic importance, although muskrat fur is beautiful and durable and the meat is very tasty and commonly used as human food.

Only a small portion of the total muskrat habitat is hunted or trapped. Old Agricultural Writings for Modern Agrarians, Peasants, Homesteaders & Other Kindred Learners. Herrick Kimball http://www. Coming in at number three is muskrat, for two reasons. First, because muskrat stew tastes great.

And second, because North Americans consume so many of them. Muskrat fur is not as wildly popular today as it once was, but it’s still the most trapped furbearer, accounting for 35% of animals taken in the US and 28% in Canada.

A Comparison of a Muskrat Fur Coat to a Mink. By Corr S. Pondent. The most important aspect to keep in mind in choosing a type of fur coat is the use you will put it to.

Muskrat fur lends itself well to sports coats, and is also good at keeping you warm. And mink fur is good for a variety of uses, as well as for providing warmth. Another true fur bearer, the muskrat (also known in restaurants and in some areas as "marsh rabbit," although there is a true swamp or marsh rabbit) is noted for its clean food habits.

It's a vegetarian and as such seldom eats anything to give an off-flavor to its dark meat, but it can carry tularemia. Again, unlike a rat, the muskrat makes its presence known.

Like the beaver, it can den in a lodge in the middle or along the shore of ponds, shimmering in the damp. These lodges, also called push-ups or mounds, are not as grand as beaver lodges.

The muskrat does not haul in logs and slap on mud. The Art and Science of Muskrat Cooking By Troy Andrews on Ma Troy Andrews But the notion of “food” is perhaps just as fluid, if not more so, than the confusing identity baggage I drag to each meal I consume.

The resulting loin was about the size of a Post-It note. And if so, from a fur quality perspective, would it make sense to trap when the fur is a little less prime, but before the biting starts? Re: muskrat primness [ Re: muddyriverdogz ] # 08/03/09 AM 08/03/09 AM.David Ernest Lantz’s most popular book is Kansas Mammals in Their Relation to Agriculture.

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