Above-shackle hind legs cutter

This machine represents the ideal solution for processing plants needing to cut hind legs above the knee.

It is designed to work on a 90° corner and precisely cuts both hind legs.


This machine is usually installed immediately after the bleeding phase, because rabbit hair, flying in the air following to hind legs cut, settles on rabbit skin, thus rabbit meat does not come into direct contact with hair floating in the air and is not contaminated, so does not require washing.

The machine is completely protected by guards and provided with trough to be connected to the by-products evacuation system.
Design focused on sanitation to make cleaning operations as simple and fast as possible.
This machine is entirely made of stainless steel and plastic material to guarantee the highest hygiene standard and the longest life.


  • Cuts hind legs even in case of swinging shackles
  • Correct hind legs positioning and easy blade adjustment for an excellent cut at the desired point
  • High safety standard and excellent accessibility for washing and corrective maintenance operations
  • Movable guards equipped with safety sensors
  • Incorporated hind legs suction trough correctly positioned to collect hind legs and connected to the suction pipe
  • Overhead conveyor driven
  • High production capacity
  • Low running costs
  • Stainless steel and synthetic material