All products are turned out as fast as possible, but there are several factors to determine turnaround time. Generally, for most taxidermists, it is one year out.
As soon as possible or within 7 hours or depending on climate conditions. In hot weather, refrigeration is key to control bacteria growth. Try and keep the animal as cool as possible.
Most of us aren’t fortunate enough to drop a buck in an area that a pickup can back right up to. When you instead have to make a drag, be cautious of what you’re doing. This is one of the easiest times to ruin a cape. Leave plenty of cape for the taxidermist.