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Title:
SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR REMOVING A THIGH BONE FROM A DEFEATHERED WHOLE LEG POULTRY PRODUCT
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2015/194944
Kind Code:
A3
Abstract:
The invention pertains to a system and a method for removing a thigh bone from a defeathered whole leg poultry product, wherein the method comprises the following steps: - providing a leg product comprising: - a thigh, which thigh comprises a thigh bone and thigh meat, - a drumstick, - a knee joint, which knee joint comprises a connection between the thigh and the drumstick, in which leg product, a transverse cut has been provided at the knee joint transverse to the thigh bone and the tibia bone, which extends from one side of the leg product to a cut end so that the thigh and the drumstick are connected to each other, by which transverse cut a drumstick side cut plane and a thigh side cut plane are created, - while keeping the thigh and the drumstick connected to each other, changing the angle between the thigh and thereby exposing the thigh side cut plane, - while keeping the thigh meat and the drumstick connected to each other, removing the thigh bone from the thigh meat via the thigh side cut plane.

Inventors:
ANNEMA HEINZE (NL)
DRABBELS RICHARD GERARD JOHAN (NL)
CLAESSENS ROGER PIERRE HUBERTUS MARIA (NL)
VAN DEN HEUVEL STEFAN CHRISTIANUS WILHELMUS MARTIN (NL)
Application Number:
PCT/NL2015/050429
Publication Date:
March 10, 2016
Filing Date:
June 11, 2015
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Assignee:
MAREL STORK POULTRY PROC BV (NL)
International Classes:
A22C21/00
Domestic Patent References:
WO2000059311A22000-10-12
WO2003039262A22003-05-15
Foreign References:
EP0763326A11997-03-19
EP0442554A11991-08-21
JPH02283236A1990-11-20
US3615692A1971-10-26
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
BLOKHUIS, S.E.D. (2280 GE Rijswijk, NL)
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