got gifted with a deer skin,,,, but it is actually green! and has "wonderfull smell" froze for now, is it ok for hair off tanning or any thing still?
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flesh it and salt it it should be fine
Salt the hide down until it is 100% dry, this will better your chances in saving it. When you tan it make sure you have a bacteriacide in your solution, and maybe a little Alum in your pickle.
Your skin is rotting. You may still be able to tan it but it will never have the quality that a fresh hide would have. Bacteria not only cause the hair to slip but reduce the tanning potential of the skin. It probably will be very difficult to get a good consistent soft buckskin.
Best bet - start over with a better skin.