Culling ducks

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by Ohmyheart, Jun 17, 2019.

  1. Ohmyheart

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    Does the broomstick method work well on ducks?

    We have a few meat ducks and trying to figure out our options.
     
  2. archeryrob

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    It works on all fowl. I am a waterfowl hunter and we windmill cripples. I have done it with chickens, ducks and geese. The later requires both hands to be humane. Just make sure you are deliberate to be fair to the ducks.
     
  3. Ohmyheart

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    Thank you, I was worried with their larger size it would not work.
     
  4. archeryrob

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    Well, they are larger and require more force. So if you go lightly everyone will suffer.
     
  5. Ohmyheart

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    Thank you.
     
  6. Mosey2003

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    @Ohmyheart I don't see why it wouldn't work, but just to be safe, make sure you do it with a very stiff stick/rod and do it on a firm surface, concrete/cement floor would be ideal. It's going to take more force than a chicken, yes, but I've done a two year old large rooster and didn't find it impossible. Just don't try to do it on soft footing, that does not work out as well at all.
     
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