Premium North American Mink from David Dittrich

Continuing a rich and historic legacy.

The North American Fur Auctions (NAFA), along with other partners, have recognized the quality of David Dittrich Mink for more than half a century.

  • Lorene Dittrich

    1925

    Starting modestly with two females and one male mink, Edward Dittrich, Sr. and his wife, Lorene (pictured) launch the beginning of the Dittrich family legacy in Medford, Wisconsin, United States.

  • Vernon Dittrich with his father, Edward

    1940

    In the 1940s, Edward's son Vernon Dittrich carried his father's breeder stock forward when he started his mink farm in Medford, Wisconsin, United States.

  • Edward Dittrich, Jr.

    1964

    Vernon's son David Dittrich continued the family's mink legacy when he started his mink farm in 1964, further establishing Medford, Wisconsin, United States as the Mink Capital of the World.

  • NAFA Top Bundle Award: Black-Male

    1993

    In May of 1993, David Dittrich Mink Ranch was awarded

    Top Bundle Award: Black-Male

    at the North American Fur Auctions (NAFA)
    Simply the Finest Mink in the World.

  • NAFA Top Bundle Award: Black-Female and Mahogany-Female

    1994

    In May of 1994, David Dittrich Mink Ranch was awarded

    Top Bundle Award: Black-Female
    Top Bundle Award: Mahogany-Female

    at the North American Fur Auctions (NAFA)
    Simply the Finest Mink in the World.

  • NAFA Top Lots: Male and Female, Top Bundle Award: Black Male and Black-Female

    1996

    In May of 1996, David Dittrich Mink Ranch was awarded

    Top Lots: NAFA Black Male and Female
    Top Bundle Award: Black-Male
    Top Bundle Award: Black-Female

    at the North American Fur Auctions (NAFA)
    Simply the Finest Mink in the World.

  • David Dittrich with several NAFA colleagues

    1996

    David Dittrich with NAFA colleagues being recognized for one of his many achievements in the fur industry.

  • NAFA Top Bundle Award: Black-Female

    1997

    In May of 1997, David Dittrich Mink Ranch was awarded

    Top Bundle Award: Black-Female

    at the North American Fur Auctions (NAFA)
    Simply the Finest Mink in the World.

  • NAFA Top Bundle Award: Black-Male

    1998

    In May of 1998, David Dittrich Mink Ranch was awarded

    Top Bundle Award: Black-Male

    at the North American Fur Auctions (NAFA)
    Simply the Finest Mink in the World.

  • NAFA Top Bundle Award: Mahogany-Male and Black-Female

    1999

    In May of 1999, David Dittrich Mink Ranch was awarded

    Top Bundle Award: Mahogany-Male
    Top Bundle Award: Black-Female

    at the North American Fur Auctions (NAFA)
    Simply the Finest Mink in the World.

  • NAFA Top Lot: NAFA Black Female

    2004

    In February of 2004, David Dittrich Mink Ranch was awarded

    Top Lot: NAFA Black Female

    at the North American Fur Auctions (NAFA)
    Simply the Finest Mink in the World.

  • Van Ansem Group purchases the David Dittrich Mink Ranch

    2009

    In January of 2009, David Dittrich sold his farm to the Van Ansem family. Like the Dittrich family, the Van Ansem family also celebrates three generations of mink farmers.

  • From David Dittrich's past grows the Van Ansem Group's future

    2009

    Reflecting on the past and building a strong company for future generations.

  • NAFA Top Lots: Pearl-Male and Female, Demi/Wild-Male and Female, Top Lot: White-Female

    2012

    In February, May and June of 2012, A&M Dittrich Mink Farm, Inc. was awarded

    Top Lots: Pearl-Male and Pearl-Female
    Top Lots: Demi/Wild-Male and Demi/Wild-Female
    Top Lot: White-Female

    at the North American Fur Auctions (NAFA)
    Simply the Finest Mink in the World.

  • A&M Mink Farm, Inc. awarded the Fur Farm Award of Merit.

    2012

    In 2012, A&M Dittrich Mink Farm, Inc. was awarded

    Fur Farm Award of Merit

    in recognition of outstanding care of farm raised mink, and a commitment to upholding the standards and guidelines of the Fur Commission USA Animal Welfare Committee.

  • NAFA Top Lots: Pearl-Male and Female, and Demi/Wild-Male and Female

    2013

    In February, May and June of 2013, A&M Dittrich Mink Farm, Inc. was awarded

    Top Lots: Pearl-Male and Pearl-Female
    Top Lots: Demi/Wild-Male and Demi/Wild-Female

    at the North American Fur Auctions (NAFA)
    Simply the Finest Mink in the World.

  • NAFA Top Lots: Demi Brown-Male and Female and White-Male

    2015

    In January and April of 2015, A&M Dittrich Mink Farm, Inc. was awarded

    Top Lots: Palomino-Male and Palomino-Female
    Top Lots: Demi Brown-Male and Demi Brown-Female
    Top Lot: White-Male

    at the North American Fur Auctions (NAFA)
    Simply the Finest Mink in the World.

  • October 2015 David Dittrich Premium North American Mink Photo Shoot

    2015

    October 2015 Photo Shoot
    Black NAFA Featuring David Dittrich Mink

    Location: St. John's, NL, Canada
    Photography: Elsie Reid, Reide Photography
    Model: Brittany Elliott

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