ApplicationNo. 434621 filed on 01/18/1974
US Classes:452/75With simultaneous scraping or defeathering
ExaminersPrimary: Mancene, Louis G.
Assistant: Hamilton, James D.
Attorney, Agent or Firm
Foreign Application Priority Data1973-01-25 NL
AbstractApparatus for treating slaughtered poultry comprising a plucking device with a plurality of plucking discs arranged on either side of the path of the poultry, provided with plucking fingers directed towards the path of the poultry, further comprising outflow openings directed towards the path of the poultry, provided in the proximity of the plucking discs and connected to pipes, connected to one or more sources of hot water, hot air, steam or another suitable medium or a mixture thereof, the arrangement being such that during the plucking operation performed by the plucking fingers the poultry can be exposed to the effect of the medium brought thereon via the outflow openings.