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#1194710 - 01/24/10 05:57 PM Selling Taxidermy Mounts
Ox190 Offline
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Is it illegal to sell Duck mounts? And if not is there a market for it? I have a friend who no longer has room for all of his and he has a very large selection.

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#1194906 - 01/24/10 06:58 PM Re: Selling Taxidermy Mounts [Re: Ox190]
LadyTaxi Offline
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Loc: Near the Red
it is not legal

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#1195112 - 01/24/10 08:21 PM Re: Selling Taxidermy Mounts [Re: LadyTaxi]
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You can sell them if they were farm raised and you have all the paperwork.

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#1195643 - 01/25/10 04:07 AM Re: Selling Taxidermy Mounts [Re: Fooshman]
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Registered: 08/03/09
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Loc: Corsicana / Huntsville, Texas
You can give them away but you can't trade or take money for wild ducks that were killed. It sucks because pen raised ducks usually dont have the color as wild ones. I mounted a mallard i killed and gave to my preacher to put in his office, this is legal.

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#1195873 - 01/25/10 08:48 AM Re: Selling Taxidermy Mounts [Re: population-control]
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Sucks for him, I guess he will have to store them or give them away. A lot of these are his dads, who no longer wants them, and he duck hunted for 50 years on his family farm in Ellis County. When I said large selection I should have said HUGE collection.

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#1196274 - 01/25/10 11:48 AM Re: Selling Taxidermy Mounts [Re: Ox190]
BillingtonRanchTaxidermy Offline
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Registered: 11/12/09
Posts: 133
Loc: Georgetown, TX
You can donate the collection to an educational institution like a school, college or museum, but you cannot sell them nor barter for them. Totally antiquated wildlife law for sure, but try and argue with beaurocrats. It's useless and I don't see a change on this law coming up anytime soon.

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#1201362 - 01/27/10 11:40 AM Re: Selling Taxidermy Mounts [Re: BillingtonRanchTaxidermy]
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If he ever want's to give some away, i'll gladly take some for decoration in the deer camp!! clap


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#1201444 - 01/27/10 12:20 PM Re: Selling Taxidermy Mounts [Re: Sprman]
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Yup I'll take some.....can you trade them?


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#1201479 - 01/27/10 12:42 PM Re: Selling Taxidermy Mounts [Re: Jasb]
FamousAmos Offline
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I know a man who cleared out a game room and advertised a whitetail deer head for sale. Game wardens came to his house and confiscated his mounts. This was 10 years of so ago in Granbury.

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#1202933 - 01/27/10 09:51 PM Re: Selling Taxidermy Mounts [Re: FamousAmos]
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I'm pretty sure you can sell deer mounts and the such just not migratory birds.

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#1203027 - 01/27/10 10:32 PM Re: Selling Taxidermy Mounts [Re: Fooshman]
HornHunter Offline
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Registered: 01/06/10
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Loc: One with 2 Bears
If you have a wood duck, would be happy to take off your hands..I have a spot for him in my house..

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#1203437 - 01/28/10 08:36 AM Re: Selling Taxidermy Mounts [Re: HornHunter]
Brushwolf Offline
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Registered: 08/17/09
Posts: 86
Loc: Baytown, Tx
Unless it was Pen raised with papers you can't ..


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#1204288 - 01/28/10 02:34 PM Re: Selling Taxidermy Mounts [Re: Brushwolf]
Sprman Offline
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Registered: 10/22/09
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Unless they were given away..


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#1210676 - 01/31/10 03:03 PM Re: Selling Taxidermy Mounts [Re: Brushwolf]
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Registered: 01/30/09
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Loc: Abilene Tx
Sell the log it's on and say the bird is free. The bird comes with it. The log or wood is one of a kind. worth 100- 200 dollars.


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#1210734 - 01/31/10 03:43 PM Re: Selling Taxidermy Mounts [Re: bigdavehunting]
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Originally Posted By: bigdavehunting
Sell the log it's on and say the bird is free. The bird comes with it. The log or wood is one of a kind. worth 100- 200 dollars.


Good Idea!

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