Muscovys, first time processing

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by mpghm, Jul 8, 2016.

  1. mpghm

    mpghm Out Of The Brooder

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    It's time to process the first of my muscovy ducks. First time butchering. Any tips?

    I'll try to set up a cone. Or find another way to avoid too much flapping. I'm leaning towards chopping the head rather than bleeding out first.
     
  2. lcertuche

    lcertuche Chillin' With My Peeps

    On YouTube I saw a man shoot his Muscovy drakes in the head. Maybe if you could catch them at night and tie their feet so you don't have to worry about the claws if you are going to kill them like chickens.
     

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