Remove guard hairs from pelts of fur-bearing animals.
What does a Fur Plucker do?
Removes guard hairs from pelts of fur-bearing animals, such as beavers, nutrias, and rabbits, to enhance appearance of finished pelts, using fur plucking device: Wraps forward edge of pelt around rod of movable frame to expose hairs for plucking. Starts device and pushes frame towards rotary head that plucks guard hairs, taking care not to damage shorter hairs in pelt. Wraps remainder of pelt around rod to facilitate complete removal of coarse hairs from pelts. May pluck hairs from pelts, using beaming knife.