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VEG TAN NOW COWHIDE TWO THICKNESSES TO CHOOSE FROMVEG TAN COWHIDE Vegetable tanned cowhide leathers. We now offer two thicknesses 3oz or 5oz. These are the most popular thicknesses being used by many falconers and Raptor rehabilitators for making anklets, jesses and leashes. This leather is very strong and liked very well for its thickness and overall strength. If you have a Red-tailed hawk, Ferruginous hawks, Eagles, Great Horded owls and Eagle Owls or any large birds of this size, this leather will work very well. (Sold by the square ft only.)The VTC1 - is the thickest cowhide we carry and is around 5oz thick and is equal to about 3/16th inch thick. This is leather is great for Great Horned Owls up to Golden eagle size birds. (Hide size is cut 12" x 12" or sometimes irregular cut depends on hides.) Please note you will need to use 7/16 grommet pliers for this thickness of cowhide.VTC2 - is around 3oz thick cowhide is equal to about an 1/8" thick and is good for medium size Owls or hawks up to Large Red tail or Ferruginous hawks. (Hide size is cut 12" x 12" or sometimes irregular cut depends on hides.) Please note you will need to use 3/8 grommet pliers for this thickness of cowhide.Please note all cowhide should be greased well before making equipment. We recommend our all Natural leather condtioner from Mike's.