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Chicken Plucker ???????

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by josh, Apr 4, 2008.

  1. josh

    josh Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Have any of you tried the duck plucker that is sold in hunting stores that goes on a drill? I was woundering how good they would be on chickens.
     
  2. greyfields

    greyfields Overrun With Chickens

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    I haven't heard good things about tose. I think you're apt to break the skin unless you're very good at it.

    The only plucker I've ever seen used, anywhere, is the Featherman.
     
  3. HobbyChickener

    HobbyChickener Chillin' With My Peeps

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    from past experiences I would avoid them. The skin on your chicken is a lot more tender tham that of a duck. It will tear very easy and just make a mess of things. If that is your only option then I would just hand pluck them. It will work just as quick.
     
  4. dangerouschicken

    dangerouschicken Will Barter For Coffee

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    Hand plucking can be fun, too. I know you are laughing at me out there, but I actually like it. [​IMG]
     
  5. skeeter

    skeeter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:good deal, I have 7 or 8 that needs butchering you can come and pluck em
     

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