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Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by dam danny, Dec 2, 2012.

  1. dam danny

    dam danny Chirping

    Nov 4, 2012
    sylvester georgia
    has any one tryed the plucker s thats on the markit I have alys done it by hand but was looking at them and Im thinking that thay will bruse the bird up thay look ez to make have seen some that work with a drill that one seems to me that it would not bruse as bad and will thay work on turkeys

  2. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

    Jun 28, 2011
    Rep of Ireland
    I think you should ask in the Meat Birds section [​IMG]
  3. wyoDreamer

    wyoDreamer Crowing

    Nov 10, 2010
    If you cut the arteries (or cut the head off), there won't be any blood left in the bird to cause bruising.
  4. RWD

    RWD Songster

    Jan 2, 2011
    Wartrace TN.
    If you bleed out the bird properly, there will be nothing to bruise. If you are only doing up to 10 or so birds at a time, the drill plucker works great. If you are doing more than that at one time a tub plucker would be a better choice. The only difference is the price- $39.95 for the drill plucker that I manufacture, or the $800.00 or so for a tub plucker. For a beginner the drill plucker will let you get your feet wet and obtain some experience that will then show you what you need to do as your flock grows.

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