Fleshing bear

Submitted by Al on 8/12/06 at 12:53 AM. ( ) 64.33.147.39

Completely fleshed bear today, running out of time before I had to leave, so I salted the whole bear and sprayed all feet between toes, pads,ears, nose & muzzle w/ stop rot. Will it be okay til tomorrow when I take out the feet & continue? I appreciate any input.

Thanks,
Al

P.S. Do I have to go back out tonight and finish fleshing feet?

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I would finish tonight

This response submitted by mike on 8/12/06 at 12:57 AM. ( taxidermy@mwt.net ) 207.190.112.39

and get salt into the feet. Greasey bears are notorious hair slippers in warm weather. Better tired in the morning than crying.


if you can't finish

This response submitted by Laurier on 8/12/06 at 9:25 AM. ( houlel@onlink.net ) 209.105.208.228

if for some reason you can't finish the work you started that day.

PUT IT BACK IN THE FREEZER !!

in the case of a bear do not roll up the skin put a bag in the freezer and put it in the freezer , then the next day take it out ,hang it up , let it thow , and finish it.

ALWAYS HANG UP WHAT EVER YOU ARE GOING TO SKIN OUT>
The weight of the skin (eg. a bear) with the skull and the paws in it

hang it up by one of the paws , the weight of the skin will unroll it as it thows, OVER NIGHT the next day you can skin it out,less chances for hair slippage.


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