East Coast Wools Limited

We look after our growers

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Currently Cattle Hides are in demand. Provided the have been taken of with care and have no Cuts or flays. 

It is better to leave Little meat on the hide than cut to close to the hide and cut into it.

The value of a hide depends on how large and area of the hide can be processed.


If there is any damage to the area marked by the square above the value of the hide drops dramatically. 

Cuts to edges do not affect the value as much. 

Drag marks to the outside of the hide also devalue the hide. 

After the hide has been removed put in a shady place and let cool until the body heat has dissipated. 

Then roll up and freeze