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SHEBOYGAN FALLS, Wis. (AP) - A decade ago, fur rancher Bob Zimbal had about 34,000 mink at his three southeastern Wisconsin farms. He was in survival mode, struggling to compete with farmers producing cheaper pelts overseas. Then the recession hit and prices tumbled again.But Zimbal came through the hard times and prospered.
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Heck of a way to cut trade imbalance: US mink farms flourish as China middle-class fur demand exceeds local supplies: http://t.co/QzXG3BRaA1

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