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Killing cows and tanning cowhide
Requirements Collecting and tanning cowhide.png

10+ Combat recommended


Level 10+ equipment





Profit Experience gained
400,200 per hour

3,500 Combat
1,000 Constitution

Inputs Outputs

1,800 Coins 10000.png Coins

600 x Hard leather.png Hard leather (403,200)

Level 2 cows in Burthorpe have 25 life points and always drop cowhide. The pen is located south of the lodestone in Burthorpe. Start killing the cows - they will respawn instantly. Since they have a fairly long death animation, begin by killing multiple cows before looting the first cow's hide. This is faster than waiting for the first one to finish dying. Once you have 28 cowhides, run slightly north to Jack Oval, who will tan them into hard leather for 3 coins each. Run further north to the Bank Gnome, bank the leather, run back to the cow pen, and repeat.

For players who intend to use either Magic or Ranged, it is highly recommended to equip a weapon with decent accuracy and does not use ammunition (E.g. Mindspike, Chargebow, Quickbow). Players with sufficient Magic or Ranged levels may use Dragon Breath (5 Magic), (Chain (45 Magic) or Ricochet (45 Ranged) in order to kill more cows.

At times it may be better to make soft leather instead - hard leather is currently worth 670, while soft leather is currently worth 672.

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