Pheasant Taxidermy Class Session 2 Concludes with 9 Pheasants Ready for Display

On Sunday, January, the class reconvened for session 2. At the end of session 1, the instructor left with the student’s pheasant which was feathers, skin, bone, and wire supports for the wings and legs. The birds were tumbled dried in moisture absorbing media.¬†https://www.norco.club/2017/12/18/taxidermy-class-session-1-all-students-learning-the-trade-and-technique-with-flying-colors/ Session 2 transforms the pheasant to …

Taxidermy Class Session 1 – All Students Learning the Trade and Technique with Flying Colors

The Norco hosted Taxidermy Class led by self-taught taxidermist Curt De Villers went off without a hitch, whereby a full day of leading hunters/students through the first stage of mounting a pheasant. The major steps for session 1 were: separate the carcass (meat and entrails) from the skin/feathers; detailed work …