Development and application of innovative techniques in mink farming, to improve health and wellbeing of animals and fur quality (Welmink)

Welmink research project aims to strengthen the relation between mink farms with Greek universities and research institutes and to explore innovative practices that will strengthen the fur industry. Specifically, it aims to improve the productivity of mink farms by simultaneously enhancing the health and animals wellbeing and improving the fur quality by supplementing the diet of mink with sea buckthorn. The proposed research is expected to benefit economies of scale two major productive sectors: fur farming and sea buckthorn production. The strengthening of the competitiveness of the products and the leading role of Greece in the world market in these sectors is expected to contribute positively to the National economy.



Call 56 of the Region of Western Macedonia, co-funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and national funds through the Regional Operational Programme Western Macedonia 2014-2020», National Strategic Reference Framework (ESPA) 2014-2020

Duration: July 2020 – July 2022