Caping a deep properly ensures the best final product. Check out this video for detail on field care and how to cape a deer for the taxidermist.
Usually 6 to 12 months, but it can be sooner depending on time of year or complexity of your mount
Yes, 50% of your total when dropped off, the rest is due upon completion.
Keep as cold as possible in ice chest or freezer. Get to us as soon as possible. Do not let the cape get warm or the hair can fall out. Do not let skulls for European mounts set out and get warm or they will rot and stink and may not be accepted.
Small Animals should be frozen and NOT gutted.... just bring them in WHOLE and we'll do the rest.
All birds must have their head and feet wrapped in a wet paper towel. Please be sure to tuck the head under the wing. Place the bird in a Ziploc freezer bag and freeze. These preparations will provide optimum results.
Maybe. If it's fresh with minimal damage. Any rot or excessive damage will not be accepted.
You are required to do an online report with the Ministry of Natural Resources (MNR) prior to having any taxidermy work done. I require a copy of that report when you bring the animal or bird in.
Register a Notice of Possession here:
No, we do not.
Yes, we are always looking for deer capes in good condition and will consider other capes.
Cash or e-transfer