++++++Help with pickle

Submitted by Joe on 12/5/05 at 5:42 AM. ( ) 65.40.134.155

I have one in the pickle and don't have time to flesh can I just neutralize and refrezze?

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just freeze it

This response submitted by Mr.T on 12/5/05 at 7:33 AM. ( ) 64.31.6.147

just freeze it. Neutrailize it latter.


Always store the hides in the pickle

This response submitted by Rorie on 12/5/05 at 10:27 AM. ( ) 67.141.92.228

You can always store the hide in the pickle solution. Just check the pH from time to time.

Also when frrezing a pickled cape as Mr. T said LEAVE IT PICKLED.

Here is why, even at room temp bacteria is very very very slow to grow, almost nonexistent, on a pickled cape or skin.

I had several pickled hides in the freezer last spring, a tornado knock out the power while I was gone for two weeks, fish and whole animals were falling apart when I found it.

Now you know who 2 week old fish smell after two weeks of spoiling. I thought "^&&*&&^%% what and how will I replace 20 odd capes and hides?"

I the fox (3) I did still loose. the bear were fine and were the deer that had been pickled.

So now I get them pickled fleshed and frozen.

Never neutralize until you have time to tan it.

Pickle makes the hide stabile as it kills the bacteria.


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