Home made chicken plucker / how to make

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by lynn1961, Mar 10, 2012.

  1. lynn1961

    lynn1961 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was looking on line for a reasonably priced chicken plucker. I found a few sites that tell about making one yourself, had not thought of that.
    What better place than BYC to find out other peoples experiences in making their own chicken pluckers !
    Would love to see other peoples ideas or suggestions.
     
  2. Judy

    Judy Moderator Staff Member

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  3. RWD

    RWD Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Or you could just buy one.........Check everything else for sale below (page2) or check out ebay.
     
  4. fair weather chicken

    fair weather chicken Out Of The Brooder

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    you could go to coumtrysidemag.com and search chicken plucker. it uses a drill, 2" pvc cap and rubber fingers.
     
  5. paridisefarm2009

    paridisefarm2009 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is what I built last week Jean [​IMG]
     
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  6. Beekissed

    Beekissed True BYC Addict

    They have a drill attachment one at Cabelas for $14.99. I believe it is meant for waterfowl, hence the shorter plucker fingers...all the reviews state it works better on a dry bird.

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  7. LKVL

    LKVL New Egg

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    Nice...........What did you use for the rubber fingers????????
     
  8. paridisefarm2009

    paridisefarm2009 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't know if your asking me But I got mine off ebay they are actual plucking fingers , maybe next year I will build the tub style one , Just don't want to spend all that money , I have the tub allready , just need the rest ... Until then this thing will have to do ,
     
  9. LKVL

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    Yes......thanx...........have you tried it out yet????????
     
  10. paridisefarm2009

    paridisefarm2009 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Not yet In about 2 or 3 more weeks Ill be doing them , I used one the last time I processes But it was smaller I have a few photos of 2 different ones I made On my profile if ya wanna look at them :) I will be posting pic of my processing again
     

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