In addition, hides can spoil due to inadequate air circulation and slow drying during hot and humid weather if they are not partially dried with the meat facing out first. Regardless of how you intend to transform your animals' skins, there is a universal step you'll need to take to prepare them for tanning, rawhide, or storage. The most essential part of your prep work is called “descaling,” which is removing meat and fat from the skin. The flesh will rot and cause the skin to break down.
Fat will become rancid and will also contribute to breakdown. You'll need to scrape all the meat and fat off the skin as thoroughly as possible. If the skin has just been peeled from a fresh bush, the meat and fat can be scraped off the skin and thrown into a soup or stew. If the skin has been lying around for a few days (or for too many hours, in hot weather), the meat and fat that is extracted may no longer be safe for human consumption.
In that case, use your scrapings as a trap or bait for fish. Meat can be made in different ways, but I prefer to scrape with the square edge on the back of a razor handle, while pressing the skin against a smooth trunk to support it. Are leathers going badly RDR2? An average horse can store up to three animals at a time, including a medium animal on its back and two smaller animals on its side, but carcasses and hides decompose over the course of a single day. If players want to hold on to their animal skins for any reason, they can technically “store them in the back of their horse”.
After skinning an animal, simply bring the skin to the back of the horse and hold down the button to throw it over the horse's back. The carcass of an animal or body parts collected at the slaughter site can be sold in most general stores, butchers and trappers. You can also take them to one of your established camps and hand them over to Pearson, who will use them to unlock camp upgrades and portfolio upgrades. You can also donate them to the gang camp to increase your food stores.
Remember that deaths are defined in three categories: Bad, Good, and Perfect, and these ratings work in conjunction with the quality value applied to an animal before killing it (see the previous paragraph). The animals in Red Dead Redemption 2 fall into several categories, from small creatures to huge creatures like bears, and you can only achieve a perfect kill (and therefore perfect fur) by using the right weapon, ammo type, and hit type. This is how Red Dead Redemption 2 players can store their hard-earned animal skins after a hunting trip in Rockstar's massive open-world western game. In general, the word “hair” applies to humans and “fur” is used for animals, although some tanners will say that fur is solid hair, like what you would have on a fur carrier.
There are also more subtle signs of a certain animal in the surrounding area, such as footprints, droppings and the remains of eaten prey (if you're hunting a predator), so use all the clues you can to increase your chances of finding a trail. Penetration is one of the most common reasons why an arrow doesn't kill an animal as expected, so it's an important element to consider. However, the horse can only carry one fish at a time, since they take up as much space as animals such as wolves or bison skins. Any skin donated to the camp will be automatically retained by Pearson to create improvements such as better wallets and the like, while the trapper can assemble some of the most extravagant cosmetic items with the skins he takes.