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south africa WETSALTED BOVINE HIDES

The production season in New Zealand is starting in October and goes thru August with peak production from January to June.

100% machine flayed, Fleshed in green
Head and shanks trimmed
Drumsalted
Selection 80/20 I/II
thirds and rejects out
No tick and hump
max 3% brands

The weights are "fleshed and trimmed" and weight ranges are as follows:

Ox
under 20kg     average 15kg
20/24kg          average 22kg
24/27kg          average 25.5kg
27+ kg            average 27kg

Cow
under 14kg     average 11kg
14/18kg          average 16kg
18/23kg          average 20.5kg
23+ kg            average 24kg

Bull
20/27kg          average 23.5kg
27+kg             average 31kg

 

 

south africa WETBLUE BOVINE HIDES

The production goes from October to August with peak production from January to June.
100% machine flayed
Fleshed in green
Head and shanks trimmed
Various selections are available: I/II (80/20, 50/50, 100% 2nds, etc.), 3rds packed separately
Hides are graded after sammying
No tick and hump, max. 3% brands

Wetblue hides (unsplit / full substance)
All weight ranges are based on green fleshed, trimmed and drumsalted hides.

COW
under 14 kg (AVERAGE SIZE ABOUT 30SF)
14 / 18 kg(34sf)
18 / 23 kg (39sf)
23+ kg (42sf)

HEIFER
14 / 18 kg (33sf)
18 / 23 kg (38sf)

OX
under 20 kg (36sf)
20 / 24 kg (40sf)
24 / 27 kg (43sf)
27+ kg 46sf)

BULL
20 / 27 kg (42sf)
27+ kg (47)