Kangaroo light weight whole half and half hides. Vegetable tanned.
We offer only the best quality bark-tanned kangaroo skins for making jesses, anklets, bewits and hood making. We hand pick all of our skins to make sure you get excellent quality leather. Kangaroo is by far much stronger than most other leathers and lasts much longer. Sold only in half or whole skins. We now carry light weight skins for use with smaller hawks or falcons. All leather comes with cutting instructions for best strength. (All kangaroo skins that we sell are from a species that are legally harvested in Australia). Light weight hides, 0.6mm – 0.8mm: Best uses for hood making, fine braiding jesses, anklets etc for Merlin, Kestrel size birds.
951 Kangaroo light weight whole hide,( 5 to 6 sq ft) bark tan kangaroo hides.
950 – Kangaroo light weight 1/2 hide,( 2.5 to 3 sq ft) bark tan kangaroo hides.
WHICH KANGAROO HIDE SHOULD YOU BUY. Here is a list of the weights and uses for each size of kangaroo hides we carry.
Extra heavy weight, 1.2mm – 1.4mm thickness: Best uses for hood making, jesses, anklets, etc, for large female Red tails and large falcon size birds.
Heavy weight hides, 1.00mm 1.2mm thickness: Best uses for hood making, jesses, anklets etc, for Tiercel falcons, Female or Male Red tails/ Gos/hawks, Harris hawks.
Medium weight hides, 0.8mm – 1.0mm thickness: Best uses for hood making, jesses, anklets, braided leashes etc, for small falcons, Coopers, Sharp Shinn, Merlin, Kestrels.
Light weight hides, 0.6mm – 0.8mm: Best uses for hood making, fine braiding jesses, anklets etc for Merlin, Kestrel size birds.
If you still have any questions about which hide is best for your use please e-mail us. Some hides are much larger and the cost will be more so please call or e-mail for the size of hides.