Factbox: Some key facts about the mink industry in Europe

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  • Thursday, 05 Nov 2020

FILE PHOTO: Mink carcasses are disposed of at a farm in Farre in the southern part of Jutland, Denmark October 21, 2020.Ritzau Scanpix/Mette Moerk via REUTERS

COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Denmark, Europe's largest exporter of mink pelts, said it will cull millions of the animals bred for their fur after COVID-19 infections were transmitted to their keepers.

Some tougher lockdown measures will be imposed in the north of the country, where most of the farming is based.

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