high concentration of organic materials, salts and heavy metals (chromium compounds), raw trimmings of cattle hides
, goat and sheep skins, and tanned trimmings.
Beef processors are losing millions from the sale of cattle hides
as the downturn in consumer goods hits wholesale leather prices.
Sole leather, full grain & grain split (except offal & welting), cattle hide
& kip side
Particularly, these changes will affect the export of cattle hides
, raw hides of sheep and lambs, including fresh, salted or dried hides.
and sheep skins are traditionally exported to China for tanning, and these are worth PS15-PS40 per hide and PS1-PS2.
beef industry produces about 35 million cattle hides
annually, and these hides are visually inspected and ranked for quality and sale price.
The paper said the actual production of the said tanneries currently stand at 6 million piece beside 600,000 cattle hides
, with some tanneries operating at about25% of their capacity.
He added that Sudan's exports of rough cattle hides
have decreased from 4,730,765 tons in 2013 to 2,396,035 tons in 2014, noting that embalmed leather exports have increased while exports of rough sheep and goatskin have stopped in 2014.
The National Chamber of Leather, Footwear & Allied Businesses in Nicaragua has requested a temporary ban on the export of leather, noting that most of the production of cattle hides
in the country is being sold abroad, reports laprensa.
In either case, by 1871 technological change in tanning meant that bison hides became almost identical to cattle hides
for commercial use.
Previously, the tannery's typical output consisted of semi-cured products from bovine wet blue (full substance, grain-split, drop-split and nguni hair-on), sheep skin and bovine finished leather but has recently extended their curing process to include products like cattle hides
, sheep skins, goat skins, game skins as well as doing contract tanning.
A further pounds 40m worth of sheep skins, cattle hides
and offal was also exported.
Loyal customers also buy 500-pound sides of beef and leather projects created from the cattle hides
after slaughter, including rugs, handbags and belts.
are shipped from slaughterhouses to tanneries for processing.
Elk hides have reportedly become a replacement product for the leather industry as there is a shortage of cattle hides
due to BSE and foot and mouth disease.