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Hides Soaker

Tend equipment that wash lamb and sheep pelts.

What does a Hides Soaker do?

Tends equipment that washes lamb and sheep pelts: Unloads pelts from trucks, railroad cars, or handcarts. Separates sheep pelts from lamb pelts and segregates pelts with cuts, tears, or blemishes. Turns valve to fill soaking tank with water and dumps specified amount of salt into tank. Throws pelts into tank and starts agitators that wash pelts. Removes pelts from tank by hand or using metal hook. May record number of pelts washed and those found defective.