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EZ 131 plucker

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by walkonwatereh, Nov 6, 2015.

  1. walkonwatereh

    walkonwatereh Out Of The Brooder

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  2. Rod-T

    Rod-T Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They look nice..never used those before
     
  3. Egghead_Jr

    Egghead_Jr Overrun With Chickens

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    That's a great price. I agree completely, why bother building one unless you grow turkey?

    Seems like it would work like a charm. The only thing I couldn't figure out is how feathers are going out the discharge chute. Thinking only water is and you'd be using your hand to pull out the feathers.
     
  4. Rod-T

    Rod-T Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Feathers probably get washed down with water to chute.
    Look on YouTube they got a guy did it with a washing machine. .had a plate in there feathers would get washed underneath plate.. after 10 bird he would lift plate and remove feathers..
     
  5. BBQJOE

    BBQJOE Chillin' With My Peeps

    I've never seen a plucker before. You tube video looks like it might just tenderize it too. [​IMG]
     
  6. Rod-T

    Rod-T Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ya looks like just a plate and rubber fingers and a old washing machine would be all it would cost you... I've never processed yet.. been thinking about it.. there's a guy over by me that teaches a class on it.. I was thinking about taking it. I like to hatch chicks.. but can't seem to get rid of all the cockerels. So it makes sense to try to learn this..
     
  7. BBQJOE

    BBQJOE Chillin' With My Peeps

    It's a shame too, I just gutted an old washing machine for the drum.
     
  8. BBQJOE

    BBQJOE Chillin' With My Peeps

    I wonder if one couldn't just scald, and blast the feathers off with a power washer?
     
  9. Rod-T

    Rod-T Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Probably not good enough. Then you would have feathers everywhere . But keep a look out on Craigslist. .you can even put a wanted post there for one..I'm sure one would turn up.
     
  10. BBQJOE

    BBQJOE Chillin' With My Peeps

    I have one. It'll take the white off of rice.
     

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