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leather

Sexology
A fetish in which sexual stimulation and sexuoeroticism is achieved through the wearing or touching of leather or leather garments.

Vox populi
Tanned animal skin—especially from grazing animals, such as cows—that is worn as a garment, used to cover furniture, for heavy-duty straps, etc.

leather

1. the ear flap; pinna.
2. a product made by tanning the dermal layer of ox hide, sheep pelt, pig skin, horse hide and other more exotic skins, including emu, ostrich, alligator and the like.

leather chewing
common form of pica in horses kept indoors.
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The raw trimmings of cattle hides is a by-product of tannery which are obtained as a result of cutting extra proteinous material found at the edges of the skins and hides which are not used for leather manufacturing.
Cattle hides represent approximately 5% to lo% of the market value of an animal, with the Linden Food Group slaughtering approximately 160,000 cows a year.
Bag, case & strap leather (sides), full grain & grain split (except offal & welting), cattle hide & kip side
It's a bit ironic that these manufacturers are now scrambling to secure rawhide, even as containers of cattle hides have begun to accumulate all over the globe.
The scientists reconfirmed that hydrolysed proteins derived from cattle hides and other tissues that are not specified risk materials are safe provided the appropriate production and sourcing processes are used.
The discovery of cattle hides, hooves and horns shows that tanning pits were once in operation in the area in the 13th century, an indication that Birmingham was industrialised long before historians previously thought.
During that time both pre-war and post-war, I traded in a number of commodities including, believe it or not, raw cattle hides, black pepper, cocoa, and crude rubber.
Dire Tannery, part of the larger Ethiopian company, Dire Industries, processes 600 cattle hides and 5,000 sheepskins per day, with a weekly output of around 80,000 square feet of bovine leather used for shoe uppers and 150,000 square feet of sheepskins used for shoe uppers and lining, gloves and garment leathers.
Understandably, high levels of 0157 on cattle hides could stress packinghouse sanitation systems designed to prevent the spread of the pathogen.
It invested $10 million at that time in its operations to turn cattle hides into semifinished leather for subsequent export.