Slaughtering

Quality, appearance and marketablility of the end product are affected at every stage of the poultry processing line and this critically starts at the slaughtering department. The slaughtering department has to deliver a clean product ready for evisceration and further processing. The Meyn slaughtering equipment not only realises this clean, high quality product, but does so with an absolute minimum of energy and labour requirements.

The Meyn slaughtering equipment has been developed from intensive research and practical experience to provide optimum efficiency, durability, safety and economy. This means high quality construction from high quality materials and designs perfected and proven in real processing situations. Meyn's slaughtering equipment is easy to use and can be easily be adjusted during processing. The modular design of the equipment enables processing of a range of capacities from 500 up to 12,000 birds per hour.

Stunner
Stunner

Meyn offers two types of stunners; a conventional stunner as well as a high frequency stunner. Both can be offered in a wide range of dimensions suitable for...

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Killer
Killer

The result of the killing machine largely influences the end quality of the product. Should a bird not be correctly cut, this could result in insufficient...

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Bird counter vision M1.0

The all new Meyn bird counter vision M1.0 counts the birds in the bleeding line with an accuracy never seen before, at any line speed between 1,000 and 15,000...

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Electrical stimulator
Electrical stimulator

The electrical stimulator is part of Meyn’s accelerated maturation concept. The use of electrical stimulation shortens the time post mortem that the...

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Jet stream scalder
Jet stream scalder

Processing times are especially critical in the slaughtering department. For optimum feather removal, the right balance between temperature and scalding time...

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Plucker
Plucker

In the plucking line, the birds pass through a series of plucking machines that are equipped with motor driven rotating discs, each operating a number of...

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Head puller
Head puller

The Meyn head puller uses individual processing units for each bird, ensuring and effective operation. Head, trachea and oesophagus are removed together and...

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Hock cutter
Hock cutter

Hocks are removed from the bird usually as final step in the slaughtering process. The machine can be integrated in the rehanger slaughter-evisceration or...

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Feet cutter
Feet cutter

The Meyn feet cutter separates the feet from the hocks. With the hocks hanging in the slaughtering shackle they are separated by a rotating knife that cuts the...

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Footpad inspection system
Footpad inspection system

Footpad lesions are considered an important indicative parameter for broiler welfare and the systematic assessment of the occurrence ratio of footpad lesions...

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