Plants for chicken processing

PLANTS FOR CAPACITIES UP TO 9,000 BPH Verderio plants for chicken processing are fast, reliable, easy-use and low-maintenance: these plants are entirely home-designed and home-manufactured, they include a complete series of work stations to fit any requirement and any automation level, even in case of big productions.

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STANDARD

TECHNOLOGY

HIGH PRODUCTIVITY

Wholly automated solutions for plants processing up to 9,000 chicken per hour

VARIOUS PRODUCTION CAPACITIES

We can offer complete solutions for any business size and production capacity, even the smallest ones

TOTALLY OPERATOR-FRIENDLY

All of Verderio machines are operator-friendly: they lighten operators' burden and create a clean and safe work environment

HIGH LEVELS OF AUTOMATION

Verderio solutions allow to automate the whole processing cycle thus limiting human activity to the maximum extent

Compact
Plants

Compact plants are specifically designed for small production capacities and consist of highly efficient, reliable, versatile and cutting-edge machines. Verderio compact plants are the result of development and research over the years and guarantee excellent hygienic conditions and top-quality products.

 

All-in-one 200-bph processing plant

Small businesses in emerging markets can benefit from Verderio technology thanks to this small size plant: it is provided with all necessary equipment for an excellent final product. All-in-one 200-bph processing plant.

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All-in-one 500-bph processing plant

Top quality products and excellent hygienic conditions. Compact plants are designed to benefit from Verderio technology even in case of small businesses in emerging markets. The best Verderio technology made compact. All-in-one 500-bph processing plant.

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Standard
Plants

COMPLETE LINE

Verderio standard plants are designed and manufactured for complete lines or to be integrated with existing lines thus increasing the automation degree of production and make operations safer, cleaner, more efficient and more operator-friendly.

 

Live handling

Crate washer

Today health safety is crucial for processing plants and it is closely connected with crates for animal live handling too.

Therefore, we design and manufacture a series of machines to wash any type of crate for animal live handling and for any production capacity.

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Manual line

Our manual line for live handling is designed to provide slight support to operators working in the live handling area and it mainly consists of a stainless-steel roller conveyor with rollers made of synthetic material and of a high-pressure cleaner.

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Semi-automatic line

This solution, being a semi-automatic system, is ideal for small production capacity plants. This kind of line requires the use of plastics crates stacked on top of each other. The line works both with or without metal pallet.

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Depalletizing and palletizing line

This line wholly automatically destacks and stacks back again crates: it is a clear advantage in terms of both productivity and operators' comfort. At the end of operations, crates are ready to be reused.

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Line with container system

This is an extremely compact system but, at the same time, it offers the flexibility required to fit to the highest production capacities. The line is completely automatic and customized.

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Line with container system for crates

Verderio container system for transport is designed and manufactured to allow a stress-free loading and transport of animals thus optimizing animal welfare and final product quality. This container system can fit to various types of plastics crates.

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Stunning, killing, scalding and plucking

Control board for stunning

A system that completely complies with Regulation EC no.1099/2009: complete, easy-to-use, extremely flexible and open to continuous improvement and future development. Data recovery, by operators, is easy and fast too.

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Stunner

A system that completely complies with Regulation EC no.1099/2009: highly-efficient and provided with safety and control systems to guarantee effective and risk-free stunning operations.

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Single-blade killer

The bird end quality mainly depends on this first phase as wrong bleeding has a negative impact on animal welfare and meat quality. Verderio killer is provided with two stainless steel tracks to guide necks through the carotid artery cutting station.

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Double-blade killer

Bird killing and bleeding are crucial phases as to meat quality and animal welfare. Verderio killer is provided with two stainless steel tracks guiding necks through the carotid artery cutting station.

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Blood trough

After killing, it is necessary to collect blood during the bleeding phase.

The stainless steel trough runs beneath chickens to collect their blood which is then pumped outside the room.

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Scalder

An excellent plucking phase depends on proper scalding, which basically means correctly balancing stay time in the water and water temperature to the aim of facilitating operations and guarantee an excellent final product.

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Contromatic picker

This picker can remove around 85% of feathers. Effectiveness combined with gentleness: the skin is not damaged and the meat quality is guaranteed. Its use also allows to lower the scalding temperature.

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Discomatic picker with 4 banks

Verderio Discomatic picker is installed next to the Contromatic picker to the aim of completing plucking as gently as possible. It is used to remove feathers left in the most critical areas, such as wings and tail.

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Discomatic picker with 5 banks

Verderio Discomatic picker is installed next to the Contromatic picker to the aim of completing plucking as gently as possible. It is used to remove feathers left in the most critical areas, such as wings and tail.

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Discomatic picker with 6 banks

Verderio Discomatic picker is installed next to the Contromatic picker to the aim of completing plucking as gently as possible. It is used to remove feathers left in the most critical areas, such as wings and tail.

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Head puller

Verderio in-line head puller is effective, operator-friendly, flexible and guarantees the final product top quality because it never damages birds. It is efficient and easy-to-clean: an essential element for any automated line.

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Hock cutter

Verderio hock cutter is accurate and efficient. It is designed to automatically and properly position birds whose hocks are then easily and rapidly cut. Each element is carefully studied for the maximum of productivity and the best comfort.

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Hock unloader

Verderio hock unloader removes hocks still hanging on the shackles after hock cutting. This operation is completely automatic and no operator is required.

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Shackle washer

Two versions are available: traditional wash and ultrasonic wash. Our shackle washers perfectly clean any kind of shackle and even extensively used shackles. Their main characteristics are: high productivity, low water requirement and deep cleaning.

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Evisceration

Ventor

Verderio ventor is designed to accurately process birds, even in case of flock variance. It reduces the risk of contamination to zero and is highly reliable, accurate, easy-to-sanitize, safe and fast.

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Abdomen opener

This machine is installed next to the ventor: the hole drilled by the ventor is widened to allow evisceration. This operation is automatic, fast and accurate.

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Eviscerator

Verderio automatic eviscerator can process various species. It is completely autonomous, efficient and facilitates the necessary veterinary inspection. We highly recommend it as a major resource for an automated line.

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Cropper

Verderio cropper can be installed in any evisceration line and its multiple versions allow to reach high production capacities. It is reliable, sturdy, easy-to-use, to sanitize and to service.

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Neck cracker

Verderio neck cracker is driven by the overhead conveyor and equipped with working units which break necks at the desired point regardless of flock variances.

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Final inspection machine

Verderio final inspection machine is designed to meet the increasingly higher quality standards of the final product. Through suction, it removes the residues left after evisceration. It complies with the strictest sanitary regulations.

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Inside/outside washer

Verderio offers a series of bird inside/outside washers fit for any production capacity. These machines are efficient, accurate and never damage birds.

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Viscera sucking machine

Verderio viscera sucking machine is designed to suck viscera of birds sold as "whole chicken" with liver and gizzard, but it proved to be extremely effective for plants processing also or only hens (both big and small) offering an important series of advantages.

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Automatic rehanging machine

An effective and automatic solution to transfer birds from the evisceration line to the cooling line. It is an ideal solution for highly automated plants.

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Rehanging machine with weighing system

This machine effectively and automatically transfers birds from the evisceration line to the cooling line. During this phase birds are individually weighed to 

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Cooling

Carts

The easiest system for air cooling and the best suited for low production capacity plants.

Chickens can be easily and fast hung by their knees.

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Water chiller

At the end of the evisceration line, birds have to be cooled and the cheapest system is the water chiller.

This system uses cold water to rapidly lower bird temperature and it is recommended in case of frozen products.

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Multi-bird hanger chain

The processing cycle ends up with carcass cooling.

An extremely effective as well as cheap system is the multi-bird hanger system, which is recommended for small/medium size plants.

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Single-shackle chain

At the end of the evisceration phase, the most flexible cooling system is the single-shackle tunnel as it guarantees the best final product as well as the maximum automation degree.

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Ultrasonic shackle washer

We developed this alternative wash method approximately 15 years ago following to the customers' growing demand for a higher hygienic/sanitary standard of process shackles.

This system, compared to traditional shackle washers with brushes, guarantees a 100%-clean shackle even in case of unusually-shaped shackles

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Cut-up

Manual cut-up machine

The ideal solution for low production capacity and low automation plants: it is versatile and easy-to-use, but guarantees high productivity and fits any cut-up requirement.

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Belt conveyor with cones

An automatic solution for an easy, fast, precise and operators' friendly cut-up. Sanitation is comfortably carried out thanks to easy access to the machine.

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Manual cut-up chain

A flexible solution allowing any kind of cut-up. This system lightens operators' work load: each operator carries out only one type of cut-up.

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By-products evacuation

Mixing autoclave with feathers pump

This autoclave is directly connected to the feathers channel running beneath the plucking line.

Liquids and solids conveyed to the autoclave are pushed to the filter separator by the pump.

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Mixing autoclave with double feather pump

This autoclave is directly connected to the feathers channel running beneath the plucking line.

Liquids and solids conveyed to the autoclave are pushed to the filter separator by the pumps.

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Walkable overhead tower

Reaching high productivities means having proper equipment allowing to speed up processing operations and lighten the workload: this walkable overhead tower is designed to meet the specific needs of by-products evacuation.

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Filter separator

Compact size, high efficiency, easy-to-use, easy-to-clean: this filter separator is designed to optimize and automate the separation of solids and feathers from liquids.

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Screw compactor

Safe, efficient and reliable, this screw compactor allows to considerably reduce the volume of feathers originated by processing. Easy-to-use and easy-to-service: this machine, as any other Verderio machine, is designed to facilitate each operation.

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Plant construction

Overhead conveyor

We designed this special overhead conveyor over 20 years ago to the aim of raising the hygienic standards of processing plants. In fact, this overhead conveyor is entirely made of stainless steel and does not need as much components for installation, thus meaning a shorter installation phase and easier cleaning operations.

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Software

Supervision software

Our plant control software is based on a visual logic and the use of 3D graphics makes it absolutely intuitive because it shows each single machine being part of the customers’ plant.

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Weighing system

Modern processing lines are ever faster and plants need to be more and more flexible.

Therefore, Verderio developed a special in-line grading system to meet customers' needs. Our systems are completely expandable in time.

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