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Do ducks taste better if butchered after the first snow?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by sararoni, Oct 4, 2014.

  1. sararoni

    sararoni Chirping

    Aug 26, 2012
    I have 2 muscovy ducks and a drake that are 1 year old. I was told that their meat becomes tender after the first snow. Something with the cold softening their muscles.
    I need to get rid of them because they raised no ducklings and kept eating their eggs.
    It won't snow for a month or so and I was wondering if I should wait.
    Is it true that their meat will be more tender when real cold starts??
    Or a year old drake will be tough no matter what!

  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

    May 3, 2009
    New Jersey
    It doesn't sound logical. [​IMG] I have never heard that and always killed ducks when they were large enough regardless of the time of year or temperature.

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