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    Hide and skull shipping rates

    My dad and I were lucky enough to get a couple nice billies up in BC in the Cassiar range this year. The service that picked up the capes/skulls for preparation, transport and shipping is charging $845 per goat. Would be shipping from BC to Kansas. Does that price seem in line with what others have seen or would expect to see?
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    Don't know if this helps but mine from Alaska to Ca. was around 450. This did not include tanning of the hide though. Shipping was 125 of that 450.

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    I've shot several Alaska mtn goats the past few years. On Alaska Air it's been $60 baggage fee for a 55 lb box with skull, horns, life-sized cape, plus meat. I'd say $600 is outrageous for 2 goats!

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    I had to pay the same to transport across from BC, get hide ready to ship, and then ship it to OK.
    Personally I thought that was a lot but what could I do. I shot the goat with 2 hours left in hunt and my outfitter didnít have the time to prepare hide and skull or I could have brought it back with me on plane.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Benjaminwill80 View Post
    My dad and I were lucky enough to get a couple nice billies up in BC in the Cassiar range this year. The service that picked up the capes/skulls for preparation, transport and shipping is charging $845 per goat. Would be shipping from BC to Kansas. Does that price seem in line with what others have seen or would expect to see?
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    My gut hunch says that price is a bit steep. However, sometimes they have you by the short hairs and you don't have a choice. The costs that you are providing are a little indicative of what I paid to get 4 animals back from Africa. My suggest would be to just pay the price and move forward.

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    Thanks guys. Chalking this one up as lesson learned. Next time will do what Jimss did.

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