Anybody have some good ideas of how to store salt dried hides, while keeping the beetles out of them? I know I would just as soon have them in a pickle barrel, but that isn't feasible in this case. The only thing I can think of is storing the salt dried hides in a freezer.
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Below 55 degrees stops the metabolic processes of most of the hide pests. Also, pyrethrins applied with a sprayer seems to work quite well.
I have used a creme tan that was 'painted' on some exotics and still have beetles trying to make homes. Not as substantially as when it was freshly tanned but still there occasionally - any suggestions?