How much does a taxidermy elk head cost?

How much does a taxidermy elk head cost?


Shoulder Mount Box Head to Ship
Deer $795 $160
Elk $1,395 $280-$380
Black Bear $795 $95
Bighorn Sheep $1,050 $125

Can I sell my elk head?

It is unlawful to sell, trade or purchase any species of bird or mammal (or their parts) found in the wild in California.

How big is an elk head?

Let’s look at each. Beam Length—Most great elk have long main beams. In the all-time records book, the average beam length of the top 10 typical heads is over 58 inches.

Can you make a living doing taxidermy?

Taxidermists earn a living through a wide variety of projects, including shoulder mounts (gameheads), rugs, lifesize mounts, birds, fish, antler plaques, European mounts, etc.

How much does it cost to taxidermy a cougar?


Cougar $2,100
Black Bear $1,800
Grizzly $2,500
Brown Bear $3,500
Zebra $1,700

Are elk antlers worth anything?

As a general average, brown mule deer antlers fetch around $10 per pound and brown elk antlers average $12 per pound. Last year’s white antlers in good condition are $8 per pound for mule deer and $10 per pound for elk. Chalky, white antlers still have a value, but around $1-3 per pound.

How much are elk horns?

On average, a 350″ set is worth about $400 and for every 10″ above that add about $50. A 380″ set and larger will be worth between $550 to $1,000. The value depends on the individual set….

Antler prices per pound for deer and elk
Brown $10 per lb. $12 per lb.
White $6 per lb. $8 per lb.
Chalk $2 per lb. $3 per lb.

What is Elks favorite food?

Diet. Elk are herbivores, which means they only eat vegetation. Their diet changes depending on the year, eating grasses in the summer and woody growth in the winter months, according to the ADW. They prefer dandelions, violets, hawkweed, aster, clover and mushrooms as their favorite treats.