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muscovy or pekin for meat

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by Cayuga ducks, Jul 23, 2019.

  1. Cayuga ducks

    Cayuga ducks In the Brooder

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    I’m looking to get white rock chickens and either Pekin or Muscovy. I need them to Ben buttered at the sam time. What do you think is best age? Is it best to get pekin or Muscovy with the chickens? which is tastier for meat?
     
  2. Leese4ord

    Leese4ord Hatching

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    Jumbo White Peking. I've got six grown. They are easy to raise and good eating.
     

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  3. cottontail farm

    cottontail farm Songster

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    I think it also depends on flavor. Pekins are delicious but I've heard muscovy meat is more "steak" like. Ducks are super easy to raise as long as you keep other animals from eating them before you do.
     
  4. Ra_

    Ra_ Crowing

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    I raised Muscovy. Every morning, the females take off and do a couple of circles over the neighborhood. Pretty cool. The boys are too fat.
    They say that their flesh is more like veal that duck.
    I ate some and I personally prefer the much oilier Pekin meat.
     

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