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Many breeders and amateur breeders puzzled as The beaten rabbit pelt?Sometimes, after the slaughter of a rabbit, muskrat or nutria, found bite or slots while stringing the skins on special pravilku.Typically, such products are going to marry.At best, it can be obtained from the manufacturers very low score.Sometimes you need to do any thing for themselves, but to pass on raw material dressing nowhere.Then the procedure of tanning skins has to do yourself at home.This process is not so complicated.It is enough to put in a little work and patience, to be accurate, and success is assured.
During tanning skins raw materials should be soft and elastic.The simplest procedure is to achieve this goal - tereblenie.But it is also worth paying attention to the fact that, despite its simplicity, it is the most time-consuming process.Skins, dried fresh-dry method, sprinkled with milk, so as to moisturize while ironing clothes.Then Teasing
The chemical method of manufacturing, raw materials are using different reagents.Moreover, it should be noted that the pair should begin a skin dress immediately after removal.In the event that this process needs to be postponed for an indefinite period, a skin must be preserved salted dry method.This process occurs as follows:
- table salt should rub scrapings and then stretch the pelt on boards and dry in the shade.The salt can be shaken off after the second day of drying.In winter, salty skin dries bad.At this time of year it is easy to freeze.
- dressing otmoyki to start with, and the skin in the water should float completely freely.Above it needs a liquid layer of 4-6 cm. The volume of water used for otmoyki you should measure, as for future processes of tanning and pickling require exactly the same amount of the solution.
The pelt contains large amounts of bacteria, which multiply very rapidly in solution.In order to suppress their activities, you must enter the antiseptic solution.To this, add 45-50 grams of salt in 1 liter of water and 0.5 - 1 2.1 ml formalin or tetracycline tablets (Sulfidine).You can also add to the 10 liters of water 0.5 liter of broth made of oak leaves, birch, eucalyptus or willows.As a rule, 12 hours soak and skin becomes like a steam bath.If this does not happen, it is necessary to prepare a new solution and again put her there.
Stage - fleshing
This is the next step in the process of cleaning the skins.Dressing rabbit hides quite a time-consuming activity, which requires a fairly accurate treatment of skins.Now, you need to put on the deck, scrape the skins begin to reverse side of the saw blade, blunt knife or a steel brush.Thus, the raw material will be removed the remnants of fat, meat, and removed the film.The direction of movement of the scraper should be made from the tail to the head, but when fleshing same lateral movement parts are made from the ridge to the stomach.Then you need to degrease skins.
This step is very important, because fat residues significantly complicate the process, and further degrade the marketability skins.It is necessary to carefully rub the skin of dry tire, sawdust or bran hardwood trees.
If this is not possible, you can simply wash a skin with soapy water.To do this, use the soap or shampoo.After washing the hair should wring a stick and wipe with a dry cloth scrapings.
Stage - prolezhka
You already practically know how to treat the skin of a rabbit.It remained the final stage, which is called prolezhka.Prepared skins of the method described above it is necessary to press and fold up the pile in the pile, then cover them with a thick boards or plywood, and deliver the goods.Prolezhka lasts about 1-2 days, at which time the rabbit skin is finally matures.Her hairline is acid, it is to prevent the subsequent processes.Therefore, this acid must be neutralized using hypophosphite solution (10 g per liter) for 25- 60 minutes.
then peel should hang and dry thoroughly at room temperature.When the skin starts to dry out, it is necessary to begin to knead and stretch in several directions.Then you need to comb your hair, rub scrapings tooth powder or chalk and treat sandpaper.At the end of skins should knock again and again comb the scalp.Video: tanning rabbit hides, you can see here: