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Preserving Bird Feet

Discussion in 'Bird Taxidermy' started by 1tahr, Sep 29, 2019.

  1. 1tahr

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    can anybody tell me a good recipe for plumping and preserving birds feet and legs after mounting thanks
     
  2. BrookeSFD16

    BrookeSFD16 Well-Known Member

    I use 50/50 Formaldehyde and glycerin.
     

  3. joeym

    joeym Jeannette & Joey @ Dunn's Falls

    1:1 Denatured alcohol:Glycerin
     
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  4. 1tahr

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    hi thanks is that vegetable glycerin or mineral I looked online looks like theres different kinds thanks
     
  5. 1tahr

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    thanks
     
  6. joeym

    joeym Jeannette & Joey @ Dunn's Falls

    I'm not sure which type. I get it from taxidermy supply catalogs.
     
  7. hambone

    hambone Well-Known Member

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    Joey how well does that mix do for shrinkage I'd like to try it.
     
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  9. BrookeSFD16

    BrookeSFD16 Well-Known Member

    Dangit Joey.... I'm going to have to try that. Be sweet to get away from the Formaldehyde. Thanks
     
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  10. jrandall71

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    I was kinda surprised when you dropped the "F" word myself.
     
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