Dry plucking waterfowl:getting off the fuzz

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by Dusky Beauty, Dec 15, 2011.

  1. Dusky Beauty

    Dusky Beauty Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The thread title is pretty explanatory. We've done a few birds dry pluck and its gone really well, I'm just curious if there is a thorough and efficient way to help get the elusive microscopic fuzzies off of the bird so we can salvage the skin on the duck for roasting.
     
  2. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    i have seen a youtube about a chicken they ran over the whole outside of the chicken with a mini blow torch for all the small micro feathers...i dont kill my animals though
     
  3. Oregon Blues

    Oregon Blues Overrun With Chickens

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    That's what I've heard. You can singe them off. I use duck wax and it takes care of any down and pin feathers.

    Are you dry plucking to save the down?
     

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