Full Shoulder Mounts Life Size Mounts European Skull Antler Mounts
Antelope – $650 Brown Bear – $4,800 – $6,000 Bear – $325
Bear – $795 Black Bear – $2400 – $4500 Deer – $200
Boar – $685 – $785 – $885 Moose – $250 – $350
Bobcat – $525 Bobcat – $850 Moose – $495

In that context, how much does it cost to stuff a bear?

Full Shoulder Mounts Life Size Mounts European Skull Antler Mounts
Antelope – 650 $ Brown Bear – $4,800 – $6,000 Bear – $325
Bear – $795 Black Bear – $2400 – $4500 Stag – $200
Boar – $685 – $785 – $885 Moose – $250 – $350
Bobcat – $525 Bobcat – $850 Moose – $495

One might also ask, how much do taxidermy charge? Taxidermy Cost Analysis

Study his or her work, ask for references, and see finished mounts in person before committing. Long story short, you should expect to pay at least $500 for a quality deer mount, and don’t be surprised if that number jumps to $600 or more.

People also ask how long how long does it take to taxidermy a bear?

I usually had about 17-21 hours in a bear rug. Moose shoulder mounts were my favorite mounts, but they took a lot of time.

How much does it cost to stuff a raccoon?

ANIMALS Deposit Full Price
OTTER LIFE SIZE $100 $350, 00
RACCOON $100 $350.00
SKUNK $100 $350 ,00

How much does it cost to taxidermy a giraffe?

Taxidermy prices

Species Shoulder Mountain Full Mountain
Giraffe $2,500 $10,000
Grysbuck $500 $1,000
Hartebeest $800 $4,000
Impala $600 $2,000

What to do with taxidermy?

Tixidermy is the preservation of an animal carcass by mounting it (over a fitting) or stuffing it, for the purpose of display or study. Animals are often, but not always, depicted in a lifelike state.

How much does a full body coyote mount cost?

There will be a big price difference. I’ve seen prices for full body coyotes ranging from $500 to nearly $1,000. Of course, shoulder mounts will be a lot (hundreds) less.

How much is a mounted moose head worth?


Shoulder Mount Box Head to Ship
Antelope $795 $60
Deer $795 $95
Moose 1,395 $ 145-190$
Black Bear 795$ 60$

Can you taxidermy?

As far as I know, it’s illegal to taxidermy or mount a human in UNS. Human skin discolors severely after the canning process and stretches much more than animal skin.

How much does it cost to climb a bobcat?

I charge $225.00 for a shoulder or Pedestal mount and $400.00 for a full body including base. Both prices are open-mouthed.

How long does it take to become a taxidermist?

Taxi Taxidermist. Most taxidermists have the craft learned through the preparation school or training. Taxidermy programs can last anywhere from a few weeks to a few months, and training usually takes at least a year. Most training programs and education include many hours of hands-on practice boarding animals.

How much does it cost to board a fish?

Re: Average cost of boarding a fish. Most are at least $200 to start with and anywhere from $13 to $20 per inch. They make both fiberglass replicas and actual skin mounts, and the prices for each vary.

How much does it cost to have a deer head mounted?

Current Taxidermy prices


Deer – whitetail or mule Small animals – full body
Shoulder mount $550 – Habitat Extra – see below
Wall Base $600 $950
Base – Freestanding $625+ Habitat $950
Open Mouth – Flemming Jaw Set $175 $950

How much do European mounts cost?

If you just want the skull back, I’d say $50-$75. A simple single-plate plaque will cost $75-$100 and a pedestal-style mounting plate will cost around $100-$150. I make everything mine by steeping it in water (maceration). Go to www.taxidermy.net and search their archives for maceration or European mounts.

How long does it take to mount a TV?

2-3 hours

How do you attach a deer head to the wall?

Scan the wall where you want to hang the deer with the rod finder to find a rod. Using a small diameter drill bit, drill a hole through the drywall and into the stud. Use the screwdriver or cordless drill to screw the mounting screw into the stud.

Can you make a living as a taxidermist?

An average part-time taxidermist who isn’t very motivated , could make you as little as $10,000-$20,000 per year, while a full-time dedicated taxidermist can very easily make $100,000+ per year. Taxidermists in the western states tend to do quite well, as customers are used to paying a fair price for good taxidermy work.

How long can you keep a deer skin in the freezer?

I have found that a good double ply heavy duty black garbage bag wrapped tightly around a hair free skin can last up to two years. Defleshing, salting and pickling them first will increase the freezing time. The less blood you have with your pelt, the better.

How much does a black bear cost?

The black bear is the cheapest way to hunt, with hunts starting at $1,500. At the other end of the spectrum are the North American brown (grizzly) bears, which can cost $15,000 or more.

How much does a full turkey mount cost?

This proud mount costs around $475. Note that the rear springs are not raised. On a good mount you will notice the raised feathers. I learned this after finding a new taxidermist.

How long does it take to mount a European deer?

Once you’ve got as much tissue out as possible, cover remove the skull – not the antlers – with water and a few tablespoons of Amway dish soap or equivalent. Boil or, even better, simmer the skull for about 1-1/2 hours (less for a small deer, as too much cooking can loosen the fragile bone joints).