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Poultry Processing & Slaughter
on March 7, 2018

How to optimize chicken feather plucking during processing

Several measures can be taken to ensure that feather removal is thorough, while broiler carcass damage is avoided.

Consumers neither want to buy processed chickens with feathers still in place, nor with damaged skin, both of which can occur when plucking is not correctly carried out. To keep rejects and downgrades at the broiler processing plant to a minimum, several checks can be carried out in the various…

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