Trapper’s Hide Tanning Formula - Trapper's Hide Tan Formula. You can tan your own fures and hides. Works for professional taxidermy use and home tanning. 8 oz. Bottle tans one deer hide or several furs. Bear and moose require 3-4 bottles. Deer hides can be tanned with hair on or off. Tans all furs, and also does snakeskin and alligator. Produces soft Indian-style tan. Directions included.