Poultry rendering

Poultry rendering

The poultry rendering process focusses on handling by-products of the poultry slaughter process that are not intended for human. consumption and transforming them into valuable proteins, minerals and oils. Poultry is a general term used for animals such as chicken, turkey, ducks, geese. Poultry by-products consist of soft meat, feathers, blood, and deboning residue as well as dead on arrival (DOA), deboning residue and farm waste.

None of the poultry by-products are thrown away! However, before these by-products can be used in other processes, they have to be treated first. Mavitec’s rendering solutions turn these poulty by-products into high quality

  • Meat and bone meal
  • Whole meal
  • Feather Meal
  • Blood meal
  • Fats/tallow/oil

This process is called rendering. These meals are suitable for use in pet food industry, feed industry. The fats to the pharmaceutical industry, chemical industry, oil industry.

Processing poultry by-products

The processing of poultry by-products starts with raw material handling, followed by heat treatment to reduce the moisture content and to kill micro-organisms. Separation of the melted oil from the solids (protein) is achieved through draining and pressing. The solid fraction is then ground into a powder, such as whole meal, poultry meat meal, feather meal, blood meal and poultry oils. The oil can be clarified through decanting or settling.

Our solutions for
Poultry rendering

Batch Cooker

Turn high volumes of animal by-products into the highest quality end-products with a capacity up to 11.000 kg per batch.


High capacity continuous cooking solution creates high evaporation capacities from 2 ton up to 16 ton per hour.