Our Prime CKH-1 Chicken Keel Harvester is positioned at the end of the cone line and harvests the lower, white soft piece of keel cartilage from chicken front halves. Keels have a variety of uses, but are used primarily as a component of the pharmaceutical supplement Glucosomine.

Features & Benefits

  • Efficient, effective keel removal on the cone line
  • Positioned at the end of the cone line
  • Effective at all line speeds
  • Improves yield vs. manual keel removal
  • Reduces labor – no additional line positions needed
  • Allows for additional profit from keel market


  • Electrical Requirements: (1) 1/2 hp motor, 480 volts
  • Water Requirements: (1) 3/8 connector; 1/2 gpm
  • Weight: 400 lbs (181 kg)
  • Production Rate: Variable with line speed