Use a breast comforter to keep birds calm from the point of shackling to stunning. The physical contact between the Breast Comforter and the chicken’s breast, which contains many nerve endings, contributes to relaxation. Comforted and relaxed birds entering a correctly adjusted water stunner will instantly and effectively reach unconsciousness.
The water stunner is used to stun broilers and turkeys in a live weight range from 300 grams to 25 kilos. The stunner is available in different lengths to suit different line speeds. Good tub depth and width ensure effective stunning of varying flock sizes and correct immersion of birds. The wide stunner tank prevents wing damage.
An electrode the full length and width of the tub ensures a uniform electrical charging of the water. The electrode can be lifted for easy cleaning.
The Water Stunner 032 is easily managed from a control panel. The panel provides a full process overview and allows for easy set up on an integrated touch screen. Predefined recipes containing all process settings allow for seamless flock change.
The electrical key parameters are logged and displayed on the panel screen. If the programmable settings reach outside specifications, an alarm will give the operator a visual and audible notification. Selected parameters are logged for continuous compliance documentation : date, time, voltage setting, frequency setting, actual voltage, actual frequency and actual current.
Safety is paramount on the Water Stunner 032. The machine is designed to prevent operators touching the electrified water by accident and equipped with several safety features, such as emergency stops, magnetic hatch switches and light indicators showing the system status.
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