Mink pelt production in the United States in 2011 totaled 3.09 million pelts, up 9 percent from 2010. Wisconsin, the largest mink producing State, produced 1,050,580 pelts. Utah, the second largest producing State, produced 698,960 pelts.
Value of pelts produced during the 2011 crop year was $292 million, up 25 percent from $233 million a year ago. The average price per pelt for the 2011 crop year was $94.30, up $12.40 from $81.90 in 2010.