Best duck to eat??

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by SportTees, Apr 2, 2009.

  1. SportTees

    SportTees Chillin' With My Peeps

    What is the best duck to eat?
     
  2. sandspoultry

    sandspoultry Everybody loves a Turkey

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    Muscovy ducks, hands down!!!
    Sharon
     
  3. spydertoys

    spydertoys Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes..that's what I hear..but you aren't eating MINE!!!
     
  4. SportTees

    SportTees Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Really - I thought it would be Pekin?? I may have to get some Muscovy. They are very broody to aren't they.
     
  5. Cetawin

    Cetawin Chicken Beader

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    This info is from http://Holderreadfarms.com

    Eggs & Meat: If you want ducks that combine good egg production and large meat birds of gourmet quality, we recommend Silver Appleyards and Saxonies. For high egg yields and excellent meat birds of medium size, Anconas, Harlequins and Magpies are hard to beat. Campbells, Hook Bills and Runners are lean, high-quality, medium-small meat birds when butchered in prime condition.


    So depends on what you want. Muscovies are delicious and Pekins are great too.
     
  6. eggchel

    eggchel Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Muscovy.
     
  7. eggchel

    eggchel Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Even Runners are good. Ive got a couple in freezer camp.
     
  8. goosedragon

    goosedragon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:And I hear that the sterile cross of Muscovy and Pekins sometimes called Moulard is the very best (and Most expensive)~gd
     
  9. FlashPointFarm

    FlashPointFarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I heard Muscovy's are great because no grease. How do they compare to Pekins?
     
  10. ChickenToes

    ChickenToes Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've been thinking about raising a few more Cayugas for meat.
     

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