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Ducks!? Need A NOW!!

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Chicken Girl, Apr 21, 2009.

  1. Chicken Girl

    Chicken Girl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I might want a duck. And if i get 1 or 2 I will have to eat them. So what is the best meat duck to get? I have never eaten duck. And they hav to grow fast. Thanks for the help!

    Chicken Girl
     
  2. RavenStorm

    RavenStorm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It all depends. Some people swear that the best duck meat in taste and quality is the Cayuga. Muscovies are a well known meat breed because they put on the most weight out of all of the duck breeds (but the older they get the more likely that males will develop a sort of musky flavor). Pekins are the most commonly raised ducks for meat though, I believe because they flesh out quicker than some other breeds and have a good quality meat. Being married to a Chinese guy though I do end up eating a lot of Pekins, but I would love to try Cayuga and see if I can tell the difference.
     
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  3. headred

    headred Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have heard Pekin. But be prepared if you get them. They have so much personality I think it would be hard to eat them! Of course, don't name them!
     
  4. Calebs Acre

    Calebs Acre Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Muscovy....the top chefs want muscovy ducks and white muscovies in particular.
     
  5. Wifezilla

    Wifezilla Positively Ducky

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    Muscovy/Pekin mule ducks are supposed to be really tasty and flesh out fast.
     
  6. Chicken Girl

    Chicken Girl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks you all! I just talked to my dad and he said no ducks! Thanks for the help!



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  7. Wifezilla

    Wifezilla Positively Ducky

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  8. Chicken Girl

    Chicken Girl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok thanks! LOL
     

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