Defeathering

Defeathering plucking pickingThe art of good plucking/picking

The way a bird is plucked (picked) is crucially important to its presentation. Good plucking (picking) is an art. Getting the best possible results depends on having the right tools for the job; this is where Marel Poultry is at its best. Its wide range of pluckers (pickers) is the answer to every plucking (picking) situation, suited for all types of poultry, all bird weights and all processing capacities.

Our pluckers (pickers) are easy to set, easy to clean, easy to operate. They reach unequalled technical and hygienic levels. Maintenance intervals are much longer and costs per processed product are very low.


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Products

Attack Pluckers (Pickers)

Attack Pluckers (Pickers)

Attack pluckers are installed directly after the scalding process and form the basis of any plucking system.

Pluckers (Pickers) / Finishers

Pluckers (Pickers) / Finishers

Pluckers/finishers follow attack plucker(s) in higher capacity lines. A plucker/finisher is specialized in removing feathers from particular critical parts of the bird.

Washers / Finishers

Washers / Finishers

When required washers/finishers finalize the plucking process. They remove and wash off loose feathers and other remains, using extra-long plucking fingers.