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Smaller diameter wizbang

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by TrendSetter, Oct 31, 2008.

  1. TrendSetter

    TrendSetter Hatching

    Oct 31, 2008
    has anyone tried making a wizbang type plucker thats smaller than a 55 gallon drum? i dont really want to keep something that big sitting around when im not using it and i wont need to plug that many birds at once.
  2. Bassleg

    Bassleg Songster

    Jul 25, 2008
    Lebanon Oregon
    I bet you could use a 30 gallon drum but I don't think you could use it for turkeys. They say the wizbang does two at a time so a smaller one should be ok for chickens.
  3. jvls1942

    jvls1942 Crowing 9 Years

    Oct 16, 2008
    THAT is a good question. I have wondered the same thing myself.

    However, you would not be saving THAT much space,,

    And, I might be wrong (nothing new here) but I was under the impression that doing two birds at a time made the plucker work more efficiently.

    I am about to mount the motor on the one I am building..

    If you want to do only one at a time, why not consider a drum type plucker?? Easier to build and quite a bit cheaper.. I have plans for that kind also..


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