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Poultry Processing & Slaughter
on January 3, 2019

How to optimize feather plucking during poultry processing

From stunning to plucker management, numerous factors need to be monitored and optimized to ensure successful plucking operations.

Ensuring the best possible feather plucking of broiler carcasses at the processing plant needs to be considered long before birds reach the plucking machines.

Pre-plucking checks

Particular care needs to be taken when birds are stunned. If, for example, too much current is applied, greater muscular contraction will occur, and…


Read the full article in Poultry International January 2019