What animal would a cow hide be closest to?

Submitted by Jeff on 8/15/05 at 8:19 PM. ( )

I recently got a cow hide and head given to me that I will use to practice on my Quebec machine and try tanning it for practice. By working on a cow, what would this be most simmillare to of game spices? The head is rather thick, would it be simmillare to a moose?

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This response submitted by = on 8/15/05 at 8:32 PM. ( )

The cow will be most similar to XL and up, African game. Like Eland. Short hair, thick thick leather.

A Moose is a good comparison!

This response submitted by Bruce Rittel on 8/17/05 at 11:52 AM. ( rittel@mindspring.com )

A Moose is a good comparison - but then it also depends on the age and size of the cowhide too!

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