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. Songster

    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

    Mar 17, 2010
    Western Washington
    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. Songster

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

    gandrimp Hatching

    Apr 12, 2009
    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 Songster

    Jan 1, 2009
    Columbus NC
    Would love to see pictures of that one....

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