Pickled Sheep Pelts

Run

Run grade consists of pelts free of major faults. Minimal light / flat scarring is acceptable. There are no more than 5 minor faults in the cutting panel. Heavy rib and extreme mottle is excluded.

 

Minimum area per pelt:   7.50 sq.ft

Average sq.ft per dozen: 120

Dozen per pallet             45

 

Thirds

These are defective Run grades which can have one major fault and several minor faults,

but still leave a substantial usable area.

 

Minimum area per pelt:   4.50 sq.ft

Average sq.ft per dozen: 120

Dozen per pallet             45

 

Fourths

These comprise defective pelts from Thirds and include faults such as rash, heavy cockle, dermatitis and heavy grain / panel strain.

 

Minimum area per pelt:   2.0 sq.ft

Average sq.ft per dozen: 95

Dozen per pallet             45

 

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