Hide Sizes

Average Cutting Area of a Typical Cowhide

Average Dimensions (PDF)
Shagarrett Dimensions (PDF)
DiModa Dimensions (PDF)
Capelli Natural Dimensions (PDF)

This diagram should be used as a guide when determining square footage requirements. Half hides are cut down the backbone in the middle of the hide, from neck to tail.

  • Average Useable Area
    72"l x 52"w
  • Average Whole Hide Size
    54 sq. ft.
  • Average Half Hide Size
    27 sq. ft.

average hide size 

 

Average Cutting Area of Sheepskin
Sheepskin Dimensions (PDF)

These dimensions are approximate; actual cutting dimensions will vary.

  • Description
    . 98" ironed unclipped and .87" curly unclipped
  • Average Cutting Area
    36"l x 17"w
  • Average Skin Size
    9 sq. ft.
 sheepskin size

 

Hide diagrams are not to scale.