Patent Number: 6,254,472

Title: Apparatus for suspending poultry with the legs from a hanging conveyor

Abstract: An apparatus for suspending poultry by the feet from an overhead conveyor has pairs of cooperating strings for gripping the poultry by the feet in an upside-down hanging position. Check means are applied to check the position of the feet with respect to the strings in the hanging position of the poultry, and to provide a control signal that depends thereon.

Inventors: Meyn; Pieter (Oostzaan, NL)

Assignee: Meyn Food Processing Technology B.V.

International Classification: A22C 21/00 (20060101); A22C 021/00 ()

Expiration Date: 07/03/2018