Feasibility of building an auto plucker

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by max13077, Jul 20, 2008.

  1. max13077

    max13077 Chillin' With My Peeps

    I haven’t really looked into it a lot. I thought before I did I would see if other had any experience trying to build one. It looks like it might be possible? Thoughts?
     
  2. Peruvian

    Peruvian Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Absolutely do-able. Search here and Google - Whizbang Plucker.
     
  3. AK-Bird-brain

    AK-Bird-brain I gots Duckies!

    May 7, 2007
    Sterling, Alaska
    In the near future i'll be working on one based on the Whizbang plucker design and using the Whizbang plucker featherplate and picking fingers.
     
  4. Mrs MIA

    Mrs MIA Chick Magnet

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  5. max13077

    max13077 Chillin' With My Peeps

    I just was watching how well they work on youtube.... I remember plucking by hand 15 years ago with my grandmother. WBP looks A LOT easier! Keep me posted on how yours comes out [​IMG]
     
  6. AK-Bird-brain

    AK-Bird-brain I gots Duckies!

    May 7, 2007
    Sterling, Alaska
    Mines going to involve an old washing machine some duct tape and about a case of beer. I doubt the outcome will be worthy of posting but then again you never know!
     
  7. Mrs MIA

    Mrs MIA Chick Magnet

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    We can document... [​IMG]
     
  8. max13077

    max13077 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Hey I have the old Alaska homesteader mentality as I'm sure you do. Beer and duct tape are the prerequisites to any successful project. [​IMG]
     
  9. AK-Bird-brain

    AK-Bird-brain I gots Duckies!

    May 7, 2007
    Sterling, Alaska
    Quote:Yep after that it's just a mater of how many trips to town for parts its' going to take!
     
  10. max13077

    max13077 Chillin' With My Peeps

    [​IMG] Been there!!
     

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