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  Leather tanning information
Animal skins or hides are first "cured," a process which involves salting and/or drying the hide once it's been stripped from the animal.
After soaking, animal hides are moved through a machine which strips the flesh from the surface of the hide.
The hides are then transported to a large vat, where they are immersed in a mixture of lime and water, which loosens the hair from the skin.
oror.essortment.com /leathertanning_rdcu.htm   (810 words)

 Leather qualitiy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
The quality of leather derived from the hides of oxen and steer is better than hides from the bull, whereas cowhide from the female is graded according to age.
Since the age of the animal influences leather quality, the hides of younger animals are preferred.
Animal hides can be marked with a variety of scars left by thorns, barbed wire, fly larvae, warts and so on.
www.1stbavarianonlineshop.com /englisch/faq/lederqualitaet.htm   (578 words)

 Boston.com / News / Local / Maine / Flies feeding on rotten animal hides infest Waterboro   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
State agencies are considering whether to incinerate or bury the rotting animal hides that allowed a burgeoning population of corpse flies, which also are called cheese skippers because of the way its larvae move.
The town was unaware the tannery was storing hides in the building, Berry said, and it appeared the tannery had been stockpiling hides since last fall.
Because the wet hides could not be burned all at once, they would require complicated handling within an incinerator, said Paula Clark with the state environmental department, which favors burying the hides in a landfill.
www.boston.com /news/local/maine/articles/2004/08/18/flies_feeding_on_rotten_animal_hides_infest_waterboro   (399 words)

 The Hindu : Zoo destroys animal hides
Several animal hides, including those of the tiger, lying in the stores of the Nehru Zoological Park for years were destroyed on Friday.
The hides destroyed were 11 of tiger, eight of panther, six of spotted deer, one each of fl buck, sambar and sloth bear.
The hides were retained all these days by authorities in the hope that they would be of educational value for visitors.
www.hinduonnet.com /2004/01/03/stories/2004010312020300.htm   (168 words)

 Levy on animal hides probably to start in November
According to Nuyoma the levy on animal skin and hides will be implemented simultaneously with the proposed levy on the export of live animals.
The 30% levy on animal skin and hides is expected to help the country's ailing tannery industry.
The levy of 30% on cattle exported on the hoof, on the other hand, is aimed at discouraging the export of live animals from the country.
www.tralac.org /scripts/content.php?id=2049   (378 words)

 Animal Symbolism in Celtic Mythology
Animals in Celtic and Welsh mythology are tied in with fertility and vitality, because they are living, moving, and growing.
Gwyrhr questioned a series of wise animals, each one wiser than the previous, the oldest and wisest of all was the salmon of Llyn Llyw (Ford, 148-149).
Animals are used to bring knowledge directly by speech, through what they symbolize, and through their use in rituals.
www-personal.umich.edu /~lars/rel375.html   (2597 words)

 Stone Age Habitats
This tent-like structure was built inside a cave and was made of animal hides draped over a wooden framework and held down by stones.
Animal furs, grasses, and seaweed were used as carpeting and bedding.
The tent was made of mammoth hides and was probably carpeted with mammoth hides, although fur hides, like fox, wolf, and bearskins, were often used for bedding.
www.abotech.com /Articles/Kowalski01.htm   (1162 words)

Bovine, sheep, goat, horse and mule hides are the most common raw materials that are processed.
The processing of animal hides requires chemical products and a lot of water - around 28 to 44 cubic meters per ton of hide.
Because the hides are rarely processed into leather immediately after slaughter, they must be preserved.
www.sippo.ch /CGI/tradesectors/footware_leather.asp?mode=2   (160 words)

 Lee Secrest Hand-painted, Brain-tanned hides - - About Brain Tanning
Brain tanning animal hides is a centuries old process used by indigenous people around the world to produce soft, durable leather that can be used for clothing, footwear and shelter.
The hides are then soaked again in a stronger brain solution, wrung out and, after any holes are carefully stitched, "pulled" across a braided metal cable for several hours with brief intermittent drying periods.
As a final step, the edge of the hide is pulled across the cable one last time to ensure that the edge is as supple as the interior.
www.secrestpaintedhides.com /tanning.html   (532 words)

 Hide Glue Production   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
This is simply because of the abundance of cattle hides due to the enormous world wide consumption of beef and subsequent tanning of hides for leather.
The trimmed hide pieces (too small or irregular shapes to provide useable leather) are shipped to the hide glue plant.
Hide glue is a protein derived from the simple hydrolysis of collagen which is a principal protein constituent of animal hides.
www.bjorn.net /prod.htm   (192 words)

 From Skin to Leather   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
It is common knowledge that leather is obtained from the skins and hides of animals, and that the changes made to the animal skins in the process of making leather result in a durable, pliant, and practical material-- one quite suited to the wear and tear placed on shoes.
Animal skins and hides (skins refers specifically to the skin of a smaller animal, such as a pig, calf, or sheep, while the term hides refers to the skin of a larger animal, such as a cow or horse.
Today, most animal hides must be shipped from slaughter houses to tanneries, and so they must almost always be cured after slaughtering to arrest putrefaction.
www.unc.edu /courses/rometech/public/content/arts_and_crafts/April_Anderson/aaleather.html   (2087 words)

 Rustic Interiors - Animal Hides & Mounts Page 1   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Consider using buffalo hides as a cozy floor accent, a dramatic wall hanging or bedspread, or a soft couch throw.
Our hides are soft enough to use in the same manner used by the Native Americans--to wrap around yourself and your mate on chilly nights.
For those who wish to incorporate the warmth and coziness of animal hides without displaying a full-size hide, we also carry animal hide throw pillows and furniture, including the popular fl and white cowhide pillows.
www.loghomeandrusticinteriors.com /hides   (306 words)

 Star-K Kosher Certification - Kosher Consumer
Meat of an animal that is tahor (clean/kosher) and is not properly slaughtered is prohibited by the Torah as nevelah.
Therefore, gelatin produced from kosher slaughtered animal hides may be intentionally used with milk, provided that the hides are cleaned to remove any meat residue.
Since most of the inspections to determine if the animal is treifa are done after the slaughter and skinning of the animal, the hides must be tracked to be sure that treifa hides do not get mixed up with kosher hides.
www.star-k.org /kashrus/kk-palate-gelatin.htm   (2374 words)

 draft animal --  Encyclopædia Britannica
Draft animals were in common use in Mesopotamia before 3000 BC for farm work and for pulling wheeled vehicles.
Hides, wool, and dairy products are of great economic significance in many areas.
In Central Asia the horse and the yak traditionally are the riding animal and the beast of burden, respectively; in Arabia the camel...
www.britannica.com /eb/article?tocId=9031115   (855 words)

 HoroscopeMatch.com - Chinese Introduction   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
These 12 animals were assigned to each of the 12 years when, according to legend, the Lord Buddha summoned all the animals to come to him before he departed from Earth.
The animal ruling the year in which you were born exercises a profound influence on your life.
The twelve animals appear to embrace the whole spectrum of human behavior in a very revealing way and the descriptions, based upon compilations of popular Chinese lore, legends, mythology and traditional fortune tellers, give both the positive and negative aspects of each sign.
www.horoscopematch.com /horoscope/zodiac/chineseintro.php   (247 words)

 Tanning Deer Hides and Small Fur Skins   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
If the fur or hide is quite valuable, it would be best to send it to a professional and use a less valuable hide for beginning projects.
Dry hides may be stored as late as the onset of warm weather in April or May. Do not keep untanned hides or skins over the summer because they may deteriorate and be damaged by insects.
Move the hides about and stir the solution every hour or so throughout the first day, and frequently during the next day or two, as stirring gives the hides an even color.
www.cahe.nmsu.edu /pubs/_l/l-103.html   (3066 words)

 ARS | Publication request: Non-Food Utilization of Animal Coproducts
From the processing of these animals significant quantities of valuable coproducts are produced.
Animal hides are the most valuable coproduct of the meat industry.
Much of the research on fats and oils is feedstock-neutral -- animal or plant-derived -- but the lower amounts of unsaturation in animal fat affect the chemical and physical properties of such derivative products as biodiesel fuel, polymers and surfactants.
www.ars.usda.gov /research/publications/publications.htm?SEQ_NO_115=141227   (235 words)

 orion Leather, parchment, hides and skins
The veins and fatty tissue on the flesh side of the hide are scraped with a knife blade.
After stretching and drying, the hide is cut square (and is usually split into two pieces, split down the back).
For classical "parchment", the hide is normally split, removing the epidermis and the smooth flesh side, before being whitened and roughened with a pumice stone.
orion.mscc.huji.ac.il /orion/archives/1998a/msg00524.html   (460 words)

 webqhome   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
When an animal matches thier environment they are able to hunt better because the animal is hard to spot.
Some animals need help to be camouflaged, for example the sloth lets green algae grow on its fur to help it hide among the tree leaves.
Review the animal, the environment the animal lives in and what are the special characteristics the animal has to survive in that environment.
si.unm.edu /abq_2003/torey/Documents/wq_torey/webqhome/webqhome.html   (381 words)

 MFA - CAMEO - Print Page
Animal glue has been made from ancient times by boiling animal hides, tendons, bones, and hooves in water.
Animal glues are applied hot and bind on cooling to form a strong, flexible and water-resistant join.
Hide glues are used in the manufacture of wood joinery, book binding, abrasive papers, gummed paper and matches.
www.mfa.org /_cameo/frontend/material_print.asp?name=glue&type=all   (296 words)

 World Animal Foundation - Adopt An Animal
Humaneness is not a priority of those who poach and hunt animals to obtain their skin or those who transform skin into leather.
Poachers sometimes kill one species of animal to use as bait to capture another.8 Snakes and lizards are often skinned alive because of the widespread belief that live flaying imparts suppleness to the finished leather.
Until the late 1800s, animal skin was air or salt dried and tanned with vegetable tannins or oil, but today animal skin is turned into finished leather with a variety of much more dangerous substances, including mineral salts, formaldehyde, coal tar derivatives, and various oils, dyes, and finishes, some of them cyanide-based.
worldanimalfoundation.homestead.com /Leather.html   (1131 words)

 Animals on Rugs, African decor, animal rug, cowhide rugs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Be sure to see the various zebra hides, impala hides, natural blue wildebeest hides and others.
This animal rug is nothing short of stupendous, made from 100% BCF olefin yarns and quality workmanship.
Whether you are looking for zebra skin rugs, animal hide rugs, animal print rugs, or cowhide, shop our store today to find the animal rug that can meet your needs.
www.animalsonrugs.com /page/472552   (380 words)

 Hide Tanning- Chapter One: Choosing The Best Hides
I have known many first time tanners, who began their project with hides which are too thick, too large or are of inferior quality, which resulted in failure and discouragement for the novice tanner.
The White Tail deer has a thinner hide and the Pronghorn or, as it is sometimes called, the antelope, possesses the thinnest hide of the large game animals most commonly used for brain tanning.
Soak the hide for 24 hours in plain water and they'll all be gone until their relatives discover that no one is home and move in.
www.nativetech.org /tanning/tanchap1.html   (1314 words)

 India - News - Jihadis In Pak Use Id To Raise Funds   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
The collection of funds by acquiring hides was first started by the Jamat-e-Islami, which was later hijacked by the militant groups, it said.
The hides and skins were collected in the name of jihad, (holy war) in Kashmir.
Though some Urdu newspapers earlier had reported that there was limited crackdown on hide collection by militant groups in Islamabad, Lahore, Peshawar and Multan due to orders given by army's corps commanders, The News reported the hide collection activities went on without much official interference.
www3.estart.com /india/news/jihadispak.html   (376 words)

 Guardian Unlimited | Archive Search
Tests on imported pet products made from animal hides, by Caroline Willis of the public health laboratory service, revealed significant numbers carried species of the salmonella bug, a common cause of gastro-intestinal infections in humans.
Hides used in the products were meant to be rinsed to remove fat and dirt, including faecal matter caused by intensive farming and slaughter.
She found that one in three batches imported from Thailand and one in eight from China contained salmonellas that had survived processing and manufacturing, although samples from the Indian subcontinent appeared free of contamination.
www.guardian.co.uk /Archive/Article/0,4273,4273995,00.html   (282 words)

 AGO_1953-55_No_231   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Hides of meat food animals, namely, cattle, horses, mules, asses, swine, sheep and goats are not within the classification of agricultural products as defined in the Commission Merchant's Act.
  The word "hide" is defined by Webster to be the "skin of an animal, either raw or dressed, more generally applied to the undressed skins of the larger domestic animals, as oxen, horses, etc."  Heally v.
Brandon, 21 N.Y.S. In accordance with the authority stated herein, it follows that the hides of a meat food animal are but another commodity or product processed or manufactured from the agricultural commodity, the live steer.
www.atg.wa.gov /opinions/1953-55/opinion_1953-55_231.html   (769 words)

 Getting Into The Thick of Things--February 2001
Meat of an animal that is tahor (pure) and is not properly slaughtered is prohibited by the Torah as nevelah.
He writes that hides are not considered meat (to prohibit its mixture with milk) by Torah Law, but they are prohibited by Rabbinic law.
All things considered, one should refrain from consuming gelatin from a non-kosher animal, and this is the practice of most reputable kosher certifying organizations.
www.kashrusmagazine.com /magazine/103/gelatin.html   (1961 words)

 Rustic Interiors - Home
If you're looking to add a touch of animal hide without displaying a full-size robe, feel free to peruse our animal hide throw pillows and furniture, including our stylish fl and white cowhide pillows.
Cowhides, particularly the patterned hides, lend themselves beautifully as a facing material applied to door panels on cabinets, dressers, or to headboards.
We are sure to have an animal hide accent that meshes perfectly with your rustic home setting.
www.loghomeandrusticinteriors.com   (610 words)

 Animal Hide Tanning
Animal hide tanning, especially deer and bear hides, is a unique hobby and a great way to preserve...
to tan the hide, were once many years ago and often times even now, obtained from the animal which the hide came from...
Animal brains are traditionally used as the source of...
the-tanning-salon.co.uk /animal-hide-tanning.html   (669 words)

 Rugs & Animal Hides
The prices vary widely as each hide or skin is graded and priced individually for size and quality, so you will have to tell us what you want and we'll do the shopping.
Cowhides not only make great areas rugs, but are often sold to interior decorators and furniture manufacturers for upholstering, pillows and wall hangings.
Specially selected to have exotic animal stencils artistically printed on, one by one, with an amazing resemblance to the real thing.
www.houseofnubian.com /IBS/SimpleCat/Shelf/ASP/Hierarchy/0J.html   (453 words)

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