L H Hassall specialize sourcing cattle hides on the East Coast of Australia through our processing facilities strategically located to efficiently source all types of cattle hides.
Hides are sold conventional either Drum salted or Brinecured or Fleshed Brinecured.
There are various origins of cattle hides in Australia.Tick Free Zone
Hides from these regions have a good grain.Tick Free Zone
Hides from Queensland and Northern Territory are offered as Free of Visible Tick (TFA) or Straight Run (S/R).
All hides are machine flay unless specified. Offered either as 80/20 or 90/10 Sounds/Cuts Sound hides have no cuts in the prime area. Up to three cuts allowed in the offal. Second grade hides are hides from "country butchers" with hand flay. Faulty hides have more than three cuts in the prime, hair slip, misshapen or holes.
Hides are trimmed with short shanks and neck, no ears, heads, lower lip or tail.