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Dry plucking waterfowl:getting off the fuzz

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

  1. Dusky Beauty

    Dusky Beauty Songster

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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 Crowing

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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 Crowing

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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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