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Re: Let the skunk harvest begin
« Reply #15 on: December 28, 2017, 06:34:44 PM »
I have been selling the civets for mostly taxidermy for the last several years. It seems that market is pretty well flooded so I thought I would ship a few to some State sales and see how I do.
The standard for civets has been fur in but I thought I would turn some for these local sales and see if it appealed more to craft trade buyers. Here's a few I have turned and drying and a couple I haven't turned yet like they would normally be shipped.
Think I will see more money with the fur out ones?

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Re: Let the skunk harvest begin
« Reply #16 on: December 28, 2017, 07:23:13 PM »
Definitely fur out i would think for craftsman work they are a real eye catcher!

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Re: Let the skunk harvest begin
« Reply #17 on: December 29, 2017, 12:11:46 AM »
Definitely fur out i would think for craftsman work they are a real eye catcher!

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Fur out looks nice.

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Re: Let the skunk harvest begin
« Reply #18 on: December 29, 2017, 04:20:37 PM »
:peep:   Hey Stinky ...... they look good fur out
JC    :hello:


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Re: Let the skunk harvest begin
« Reply #19 on: December 29, 2017, 06:17:31 PM »
What do you do with the skunk furs? I ask because I catch a lot of skunks

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Re: Let the skunk harvest begin
« Reply #20 on: December 29, 2017, 09:07:00 PM »
I think most get used as wall hangers. The civets probably 99% are wall hangers. Some go for taxidermy and I have sold a few for hats. They make a pretty cool looking collar too. I have seen that.
Striped get made into hats, trim and occasionally a garment. Check out Kim Kardashian in her skunk coat. http://www.truthaboutfur.com/blog/skunk-fur-forsaken/
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Re: Let the skunk harvest begin
« Reply #21 on: December 30, 2017, 09:14:44 AM »
Wow that coat is Awesome!

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Re: Let the skunk harvest begin
« Reply #22 on: December 30, 2017, 10:33:12 AM »
Very cool coats
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Re: Let the skunk harvest begin
« Reply #23 on: December 30, 2017, 11:07:07 AM »
How much are they bringing locally?
I'd like to get one for a wall hanger.
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Re: Let the skunk harvest begin
« Reply #24 on: December 30, 2017, 06:19:40 PM »
How much are they bringing locally?
I'd like to get one for a wall hanger.

Dried, skinned to the nail. $20+ postage.
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Re: Let the skunk harvest begin
« Reply #25 on: December 31, 2017, 02:13:49 PM »
THEY WILL THEN NEED TO BE TANNED? OR CAN THEY BE JUST HUNG UP ON THE WALL?
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Re: Let the skunk harvest begin
« Reply #26 on: December 31, 2017, 03:49:59 PM »
THEY WILL THEN NEED TO BE TANNED? OR CAN THEY BE JUST HUNG UP ON THE WALL?


They will need to be tanned.
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Re: Let the skunk harvest begin
« Reply #27 on: December 31, 2017, 08:21:21 PM »
I have some tanned ones too, feet on. $60
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Re: Let the skunk harvest begin
« Reply #28 on: January 13, 2018, 11:04:07 PM »
My best day this far, for you E WA guys that red color is pretty typical here. Not good but it is what we have on the coast.

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Re: Let the skunk harvest begin
« Reply #29 on: January 13, 2018, 11:24:22 PM »
Maybe from a $ standpoint they aren't worth as much, but that is a pretty cat.

 

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