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Poultry Processing & Slaughter
on October 26, 2018

How to ensure quality, speed during broiler harvesting

Combining elements from traditional chicken harvesting methods may offer a new way to send them to processing quickly, while minimizing harm to birds and subsequent carcass downgrades.

Harvesting broilers prior to slaughter needs to be carried out quickly, but also with care so that birds are not harmed. There are various harvesting methods, but each has its benefits and drawbacks.

While it is widely known that birds should be caught by the body, all too often workers…

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