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Complete List of USA A.L.F. Fur Farm Raids

A list of every known U.S. Animal Liberation Front fur farm raid

This took some work to compile, but here it is: a list of every reported fur farm raid in the United States. From the first (incomplete) report of a fur farm raid in 1986, to the most recent: 400 mink liberated from a fur farm outside Seattle. Most of these were claimed by the Animal Liberation Front, while many were not.

This info was compiled from two sources: A.L.F. Complete Diary of Actions book, and Bite Back.

The final tally:
88 fur farm raids
Just under 130,000 animals freed

If you notice any omissions or errors, please contact me. I want this list to be as thorough as possible.

Fur Farm Raid List

1986
Unnamed farm
Near Portland, Oregon
66 silver foxes liberated

August 13th, 1995
Davidson Fur Farm
Annendale, Minnesota
One coyote liberated

November 16th, 1995
Jordan Mink Ranch
Olympia, Washington
400 mink liberated
CLOSED

November 16th, 1995
Ma Ellis Fox Farm
Pleasant View, Tenessee
30 foxes liberated
CLOSED

January 15th, 1996
Zimbal Mink Ranch
Sheboygan, Wisconsin
400 mink liberated

April 4th, 1996
W. Bennet Fur Farm
Victor, New York
1,700 mink liberated

June, 1996
Brainard Fur Farm
Snohomish, Washington
80 mink liberated
CLOSED

June 7th, 1996
Fur Breeder�s Agricultural Cooperative
Sandy, Utah
75 mink liberated

June 21st, 1996
Unknown fur farm
Riverton, Utah
1,000 mink liberated

July 4th, 1996
Latzig Mink Ranch
Howard Lake, Minnesota
1,000 mink liberated
NOW A FERRET FARM

July 17th, 1996
Holt Mink Ranch
South Jordan, Utah
3,000 mink liberated

August 9th, 1996
Carmel Mink Ranch
Hinsdale, Massachusettes
1,000 mink liberated
CLOSED

August 12th, 1996
Jorney Mink Ranch
Alliance, Ohio
2,500 mink liberated

September 28th, 1996
Jorney Mink Ranch
Alliance, Ohio
8,000 mink liberated

October 2nd, 1996
Paul Westwood Fur Farm
Salem, Utah
1,500 mink liberated

October 5th, 1996
Gauthier Fur Farm
Lindboro, New Hampshire
35 fox and 10 mink liberated

October 11th, 1996
Carmel Mink Ranch
Hinsdale, Massachusettes
75 mink liberated
CLOSED

October 23rd, 1996
Arnold Krohl Fur Farm
Lebaon, Oregon
2,000 mink liberated

October 25th, 1996
Reese Fur Farm
Coalville, Utah
2,000 mink and 200 fox liberated

October 29th, 1996
Bennett Fur Farm
Victor, New York
46 fox liberated

December 14th, 1996
Brainard Fur Farm
Snohomish, Washington
50 mink liberated
CLOSED

December 25th, 1996
Jack Brower Fur Farm
Bath, Michigan
150 mink liberated

April 9th, 1997
Kelly Fur Farm
DeBerry, Texas
10 chinchillas liberated

May 11th, 1997
Parson�s Mink Ranch
Salisbury, Maryland
500 mink liberated
CLOSED

May 28th, 1997
Lou Masog Mink Farm
Lebanon, Oregon
80 mink liberated

May 30th, 1997
Arritola Mink Ranch
Mount Angel, Oregon
10,000 mink liberated

July 4th, 1997
David Smith Mink Farm
Cle Elum, Washington
4,000 mink liberated
CLOSED

July 8th, 1997
Tom Mohoric Mink Farm
Medina, Ohio
41 mink liberated

July, 1997
Jorney Mink Ranch
Alliance, Ohio
500 mink liberated

September 1st, 1997
Ides Mink Farm
Downers Grove, Illinois
3500 mink liberated
CLOSED

September 2nd, 1997
Adams Fox Farm
Anerson, Indiana
200 fox liberated

October 5th, 1997
Frye Mink Farm
Crystal Lake, Illinois
5,000 mink liberated

October 6th, 1997
Palmer Mink Farm
Preston, Idaho
5,000 mink liberated

October 17th, 1997
Turbak Mink Ranch
Watertown, South Dakota
3,000 mink liberated
CLOSED

October 19th, 1997
Circle K Farm
Sioux City, Iowa
5,000 mink, 100 fox liberated

October 21st, 1997
Fassett Fur Farm
Webster City, Iowa
1 mink liberated

October 24th, 1997
Smeija Fur Farm
Independence, Wisconsin
800 mink liberated

October 24th, 1997
Ott Mink Ranch
Tomohawk, Wisconsin
300 mink liberated

Ocotber 25th, 1997
Jack Dittrich Minkery
Medford, Wisconsin
3,000 mink liberated
CLOSED

November 5th, 1997
Blaine Leffers Fox Farm
Fort Wayne, Indiana
125 fox liberated

November 28th, 1997
Carmel Mink Ranch
Hinsdale, Massachusettes
6 mink liberated
CLOSED

July 3rd, 1998
United Vaccines Research Ranch
Middleton, Wisconsin
310 mink liberated
CLOSED

July 29th, 1998
Fur Breeder�s Agricultural Co-op
Sandy, Utah
6 mink liberated

July 30th, 1998
Fur Breeder�s Agricultural Co-op
Sandy, Utah
2 mink liberated

August 18th, 1998
Mueller fur farm
Kimball, Minnesota
4,000 mink liberated
CLOSED

August 20th, 1998
Hidden Valley Fur Farm
Guttenburg, Iowa
330 foxes liberated
CLOSED.
(the farmer mentions two actions have occurred, only one action is known)

August 21st, 2008
Isebrand Fur Farm
Jewell, Iowa
3,000 mink liberated

August 27th, 1998
Brown Mink Farm
Beloit, Wisconsin
3,000 mink liberated

August 28th, 1998
Zumbro River Fur Farm
Rochester, MN
3000 mink liberated

October 26th, 1998
Pipkorn Inc
Powers, MI
5000 mink liberated

November 26th, 1998
Volo, Illinois
Empty fur farm sabotaged

December 2nd, 1998
Adams Fox Farm
Anderson, Indiana
150 fox liberated

February 13, 1999
Davidson Fur Farm
Annendale, Minnesota
6 fox liberated

February 17th, 1999
Nivison Mink Ranch
Richmond, Utah
9 mink liberated

February 23rd, 1999
Brainerd Fur Farm
Snohomish, Washington
150 mink liberated
CLOSED

August 3rd, 1999
Krieger Fur Farm
Bristol, Wisconsin
3000 mink liberated

August 8th, 1999
Gene Meyer Mink Farm
Plymouth, Wisconsin
2,500 mink liberated
(nearby United Feeds fur feed supplier burned down the same night)
CLOSED

August 14th, 1999
Frank Parsons Mink Ranch
Salisbury, Maryland
20 mink liberated
CLOSED

September 12th, 1999
Calvin Gunnink Fur Farm
Chandler, Minnesota
100 fox liberated

October 1st, 1999
Owl Creek Fox Farm
Montpelier, Indiana
30 fox painted with henna dye

October 25th, 1999
Calvin Gunnink Fur Farm
Chandler, Minnesota
5 lynx liberated

November 13th, 1999
Beckstead Mink Ranch
South Jordan, Utah
Hundreds of mink liberated

Janurary 29th, 2000
Brainerd Fur Farm
Snohomish, Washington
60 mink liberated
CLOSED

June 14th, 2000
Richard Gauthier Fur Farm
Lyndeborough, New Hamsphire
500 mink liberated

September 7th, 2000
Drewelow & Sons Fur Farm
New Hampton, Iowa
14,000 mink liberated

October 1st, 2000
Indiana
30 fox painted with henna

April 19th, 2001
Brainerd�s Fur Farm
Snohomish, Washington
200 mink liberated
CLOSED

October 16th, 2001
Scott Nelson Mink Ranch
Ellsworth, Iowa
2,000 mink liberated
CLOSED

October 20th, 2001
Scott Nelson Mink Ranch
Ellsworth, Iowa
1,600 mink liberated
CLOSED

May, 2002
Minkdek Brothers
Harborcreek, Pennsylvania
200 mink liberated

June, 2002
Lawrence Dana Fox Farm
Erie, Pennsylvania
All foxes liberated, breeding cards taken

August 18th, 2002
Misty Moonlight Mink Ranch
Waverly, Iowa
3,000 mink liberated

September, 2002
Minkdek Brothers
Harborcreek, Pennsylvania
50 minks liberated

September, 2002
Main Mink Ranch
Gerry, New York
Mink liberated and breeding cards taken
CLOSED

November 26th, 2002
Minkdek Brothers
Harborcreek, Pennsylvania
Fur feed storage building burned down

August 25th, 2003
Roessler Brother�s Mink Farm
Sultan, Washington
10,000 mink liberated

April 1st, 2005
Kerry Littig�s fox farm
Bluffs, Illinois
Dozens of fox liberated

August 14th, 2007
Carmel Mink Ranch
Hinsdale, Massachusettes
500 mink liberated
CLOSED

November 6th, 2008
Dale Marr�s Mink Ranch
Deming, Washington
150-200 mink liberated

April 21st, 2008
Jefferson Fur Farm
Jefferson, Oregon
40 mink liberated

August 19th, 2008
McMullin Mink Farm
South Jordan, Utah
600 mink liberated

September 8th, 2008
S&N Fur Farm
Scio, Oregon
150-200 mink liberated
REPORTED EMPTY 2009, MAY REOPEN

September 21st, 2008
Lodder�s Mink Farm
Kaysville, Utah
7,000 mink liberated

October 17th, 2008
Ylipelto Fur Farm
Svensen, Oregon
1,500 mink liberated
CLOSED

October 4th, 2009
Ylipelto Fur Farm
Svensen, Oregon
300 mink liberated
CLOSED

November 18th, 2009
Lang�s Mink Farm
Richmond, Minnesota
50 mink liberated

July 13th, 2010
Unnamed mink farm
Franklin, Idaho
30 mink liberated

July 27th, 2010
Ylipelto Fur Farm
Svensen, Oregon
Eight incendiary devices planted, buildings & vehicle burned
CLOSED

September 10th, 2010
Harvey Beck Mink Ranch
Granite Falls, Washington
400 mink liberated



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