Skull Cleaning

Skull Cleaning

Definitions

Fresh Heads

Fresh Heads are skulls with everything still attached and intact, a skull that has only been removed from the animal.

90% Clean Heads

90% Clean Heads are skulls that have been skinned with the eyes and brain removed.

No Flesh Heads

No Flesh Heads are skulls that have been cleaned and prepped, but need degreasing and whitening.

Beetle Skull Cleaning Price List

  Fresh Heads
(Beetle Clean, Degrease, Whiten)
90% Clean Heads
(Beetle Clean, Degrease, Whiten)
No Flesh Heads
(Degrease, Whiten)
Skulls less than 5″ in length
(coyote, fox, badger)
$65 $55 $45
Carnivores
Under 19″
$115 $90 $80
Carnivores
19″ – 22″
$140 $110 $95
Carnivores
Over 22″
$190 $150 $115
Medium ungulates
(deer, antelope, sheep, impala, gazelle)
Lower jaw is + $25
$115 $90 $80
Large ungulates
(elk, caribou, wildebeest, hartebeest, kudu, etc.)
Lower jaw is + $25
$165 $125 $95
Super ungulates
(bison, eland, horse, cape buffalo, moose, cattle, etc.)
$190 $150 $115

Most people boil skulls until the meat literally falls off. While cooking, the melted fat soaks into the bone. This results in greasy yellow skulls. Using beetles eliminates this problem.