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Hog euro

Discussion in 'Skulls and Skeletons' started by bhymel, Mar 19, 2009.

  1. bhymel

    bhymel Member

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    Bottom jaw, below the teeth. Do you need to open that bone up and clean anything out?

    Thanks, Billy
     
  2. Hog euro

    Billy
    are you cleaning the hog's head w/ bugs or maceration?? ??? In either case-- small holes (1/8") drilled on the inside of the lower jaw will permit the dermestid beetles or the bacteria in the maceration liquid to get into the inside of the jaw bone-- also, when you degrease the bone, the dawn/ammonia solution will get in and do a great job of getting the grease out.
    If no one else responds, send a note to Sea Wolff-- she has a bunch more experience w/ skull cleaning than I- ;D
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  3. also if possible place it into really strong peroxide it eats everything. all the meat in the jaw bone will be gone and the tusks should come out.