Idaho Mink Farm to Double in Size

According to media reports, Smith Furs in Malta, Idaho intends to begin construction to double its size.

This week, a permit was approved which will allow the owner, Cregg Smith, to expand his farm to 4,000 breeding mink and 24,000 pelting mink.

Additional sheds and “a new shop” will be added to the existing six sheds. has the following info for Smith Furs:

Smith Furs

155 2nd Street West

Malta, ID 83342

Phone: (208) 645-2316

Fax: (208) 645-2230

Contact: Cregg W. Smith, Carma Smith, Osmer Smith

Notes: Located at end of service road, west of 2nd Street. Confirmed open (summer 2009).