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TWIN CITY HIDE, INC.

491 Malden Street

South St. Paul, MN 55075 U.S.A

Phone (651) 455-1511

Fax (651) 455-6744

 

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Twin City Hide, Inc. is a well established cattle hide processing company, incorporated in 1919, family owned & operated.  We process about 35,000 cattle hides each week.  We also have capacity to wet blue about 6,000 hides per day, at our associated companies, Twin City Tanning Co., LLP , Twin City Tanning Waterloo, LLC,

 

All hides are received from Big packer type, machine (pulled) flayed, brine cured, well - trimmed & fleshed.  Palletized (flesh out) on wooden pallets.  Estimated 80/20% I/II or better.

 

All hides are available in the following conditions:

 

      1.)  Brine cured, trimmed & fleshed. 

 

      2.)  Wet blue, tannery run, rejects out, unsplit (full substance), sided, or whole hide.

 

      3.)  Wet blue, tannery run, rejects out, Grain's (top split), sided or whole hide, (split in lime from green/fresh hides).

 

      4.)  Wet blue, whole hide, drop splits, from Steers, Cows and Bulls, split in wet blue or lime.

 

 

                                        

HEAVY NATIVE COW:  "Beef Breed Plump Cow with NO Brand Marks"

49/51 lbs t/f avg net wgt.

Or - w/b t/r unsplit, est. 48/50 sq ft.

Used for  furniture, shoe & garment leather.

Mostly used for corrected grain leathers, est 3.4 - 4.0 mm in the belly.

 

 

BRANDED COW:  "Beef Breed Plump Cow with Brand marks"

50/52 lbs t/f avg net wgt.

Or - w/b t/r unsplit, est. 45/47 sq ft.

Used for furniture, shoe & garment leather.

Mostly used for corrected grain leathers, est 3.4 - 4.0 mm in the belly.

 

 

NATIVE DAIRY COW:  "Dairy Breed Cow with NO Brand marks, Black & White Holsteins"

48/50 lbs t/f avg net wgt

Or - w/b t/r unsplit, est 48/50 sq ft,

Used for garment & shoe lace leather (Sometimes furniture leather).

Est 30-40% can be used for analine leather.  Spready & thin hides.

Est 3.0 - 3.5 mm in the belly.

 

 

FED * BRANDED COW:  "Feed Lot Beef Breed Younger Cow"

58/60 lbs t/f avg net wgt

Or - w/b t/r unsplit, est 52/54 sq ft

Used for shoe & garment leather.

Est 10 % can be used for full grain leather, Est. 3.5 - 4.5 mm in the belly.

 

 

FED * NATIVE COW:  "Feed Lot Beef Breed Younger Cow"

58/60 lbs t/f avg net wgt

Or - w/b t/r unsplit est 52/54 sq ft

Used for furniture or car seat leather.

Est 10 % can be used for full grain leather, est 3.5 - 4.5 mm in the belly.

 

 

BRANDED HEIFER:  "Feed Lot Heifer with Brand marks"

46/48 lbs t/f avg net wgt

Or - w/b t/r unsplit, est 39/41 sq ft

Used for shoe & hand bag leather, (some full grain leathers)

Est 40 - 50 % can be used for full grain leather, est 3.5 - 4.0 mm in the belly.

 

 

NATIVE HEIFER:  "Feed Lot Heifer with NO Brand marks"

46/48 lbs t/f avg net wgt

Or - w/b t/r unsplit, est 39/41 sq ft

Used for shoe, hand bag, furniture & auto seat leather.

Est 40 - 50 % can be used for full grain leather, est 3.5 - 4.0 mm in the belly.

 

 

HEAVY NATIVE STEER:  "Feed Lot Steer with NO Brand marks"

60/62 lbs t/f avg net wgt

Or - w/b t/r unsplit, est 48/51 sq ft

Or - w/b t/r * Grains * 1.5 - 1.9 m.m w/b thickness

Used for shoe/boot, handbag, furniture & auto seat leather.

Est 40 - 50 % can be used for full grain leather, est 3.6 - 5.0 mm in the belly.

 

 

NATIVE DAIRY STEER:  "Feed Lot Holstein Black & White Steer with NO Brand Marks"

60/62 lbs t/f avg net wgt

Or - w/b t/r unsplit, est 50/52 sq ft

Used for garment, furniture & auto seat leather.

Est 50 - 70 % can be used for full grain leather, est 3.4 - 4.0 mm in the belly.

 

 

BUTT BRANDED STEER:  "Feed Lot Steer with Brand mark in Butt area of the hide"

66/68 lbs t/f avg net wgt

Or - w/b t/r unsplit, est 48/51 sq ft

Or - w/b t/r * Grains * 1.5 - 1.9 mm w/b thickness

Used for shoe/boot, handbag, furniture & auto seat leather.

Est 40 - 50 % can be used for full grain leather, est 3.4 - 4.0 mm in the belly.

 

 

BRANDED STEER:  "Feed Lot Steer with Brand mark in the belly/shoulder of the hide"

66/68 lbs t/f avg net wgt

Or - w/b t/r unsplit, est 48/51 sq ft

Or - w/b t/r * Grains * 1.5 - 1.9 mm w/b thickness

Used for shoe/boot, handbag leathers.

Est 40 - 50 % can be used for full grain leather, est 3.4 - 4.0 mm in the belly.

 

 

MACHINE DAMAGE NO. 3 HIDES:  "Hides with 6 or more cuts or fleshing machine damage"

54/56 lbs t/f avg net wgt

Or - w/b t/r unsplit, est 36/42 sq ft

Used for glove, shoe & misc. leathers.

** sometimes hair slip included**MOSTLY COW SELECTIONS**

Mostly used for corrected grain leather, est 3.0 - 4.0 mm in the belly.

 

 

NATIVE BULL HIDES:  "Beef Breed Bulls with NO Brand Marks"

Conventional/Unfleshed 100/110 lbs avg net wgt

Used for shoe sole leather, heavy belting & furniture leather.

Mostly used for corrected grain leathers.

 

 

BRANDED BULL HIDES:  "Beef Breed Bulls with Brand Marks"

Conventional/Unfleshed 100/110 lbs avg net wgt

Used for shoe sole leather, heavy belting & bag leather.

Mostly used for corrected grain leathers.

 

 

NATIVE DAIRY (HOLSTEIN) BULL HIDES:  "Dairy Breed Black & White Holstein Bulls with No Brand Mark"

Conventional/Unfleshed 95/105 lbs avg net wgt

Used for shoe sole leather & furniture leather.

Mostly used for corrected grain leathers.

 

 

******************Knife Flayed Hides******************

 

 

NATIVE BUTCHER (SMALL PACKER TYPE) HIDES:  "Mostly Beef breed Steer & Heifers with NO Brand Marks"

54/56 lbs t/f avg net wgt, knife/hand flayed hides...small packer take off,

Or - w/b t/r unsplit, est 38/42 sq ft.

Used for shoe, handbag, and glove leather.

Est 30 - 50 % full grain leather, est 3.0 - 4.5 mm in the belly.

 

NATIVE BUTCHER (SMALL PACKER TYPE) #3 HIDES:  "Mostly Beef Breed Steer & Heifers with NO Brand Marks"

54/56 lbs avg net wgt, knife/hand flayed hides...small packer take off,

Or - w/b t/r unsplit, est 36/38 sq ft.

 

**Mostly #3's for hair slip hides, some excess cut hides**

Used for glove and low grade leathers.

Because of hair slip all low grade grains, est 3.0 - 4.5 mm in the belly.

CONTACTS:

Jim Grove - j.grove@tchide.com

David Grove - d.grove@tchide.com

Tom Grove - t.grove@tchide.com

Joe Brannan - j.brannan@tchide.com

David Peters - d.peters@tchide.com