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Beaver Castor
« on: January 12, 2018, 09:40:53 PM »
Hope trapping season is going well for all of you.
I have some castors that have been frozen and now I want to dry them, so I can sell them at the March Ronde.  I have them spread out on a wire rack with another wire rack over them for protection.  There is good air flow around them but the really big, thick ones are still soft.  Can I cut them open or will that make them unsaleable?   I'd appreciate any hints on working with them.
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Re: Beaver Castor
« Reply #1 on: January 12, 2018, 10:04:19 PM »
Don't cut them open. they don't need to be over dried just dry them some and then put back into  the freezer until just before you are going to sell them.

 

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