On the full cow skins, there are variations in
the thickness of the skin. The neck is very thick and the bellies are
thinner. The hides average 35-40 square feet. Sides (half
hides) average between 17 and 20 square feet. They are rolled up. Rawhide is also referred to
as parchment or vellum.
One natural thick SIDE cow hide measured 94" long by 34" wide.
|| Cow Rawhide:Side:Thick:Natural (6-7 oz)
|| Cow Rawhide:Side:Thick:Bleached (6-7 oz)
|| Cow Rawhide:Side:Thin:Natural
Cow Rawhide:Full Hide
Genus and species: Bos taurus. Ranch.
are not an endangered species. The rawhide is a by-product of the
food industry. The cows are not killed just for the skin.
Product of Peru