Hide Sizes

Average Cutting Area of a Typical Cowhide

These dimensions are approximate. Actual cutting dimensions will vary.

Average Dimensions (PDF)

Saddle Leather Dimensions (PDF)

Shagarrett Dimensions (PDF)

Glam Sheepskin 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. 

  • Typical Cutting Area
    Approx. 58"w x 72"l
  • Average Whole Hide Size
    55 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
    1" ironed unclipped and .75" curly unclipped
  • Average Skin Size
    9 sq. ft.
sheepskin size

Hide diagrams are not to scale.

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