can anyone tell me what the best plucker is/who has it?

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by D'Angelo N Va., Jun 26, 2010.

  1. D'Angelo N Va.

    D'Angelo N Va. Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 28, 2009
    I am getting some cornish broilers in a week or two...I was thinking about 50 or so...can anyone tell me what they think is the best plucker.
     
  2. Dogfish

    Dogfish Rube Goldberg incarnate

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    I've used a Featherman a few times and it is a great unit. Other folks have built their own "whiz-bang" pluckers, which are essentially the same device, but most are belt driven instead of direct drive, like the Featherman. Both will take 3 or 4 scalded chickens and defeather them in 30 seconds when properly set up.

    Google is your friend.
     
  3. D'Angelo N Va.

    D'Angelo N Va. Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 28, 2009
    Thanks Dogfish..I appreciate that. I just got through killing and scalding, and cutting up 5...so trust me.I NEED A PLUCKER... :)
     
  4. gandrimp

    gandrimp New Egg

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    I built a gas powered chicken plucker that will pluck at least 2 chicken in 15 seconds.

    It will probably do 4 at once but I never tried it.

    Its on the whizbang idea with a little gandrimp cheapskate thrown in.
     
    Last edited: Jun 27, 2010
  5. randyandmegs

    randyandmegs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Would love to see pictures of that one....
     

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