Old ducks

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by katiekahn2, May 6, 2017.

  1. katiekahn2

    katiekahn2 Just Hatched

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    We have too many male Pekin ducks and want to butcher but they are a few years old, are they way too old and will be really tough?
     
  2. Poultry parent

    Poultry parent Chillin' With My Peeps

    You could use them for stew
     
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  3. jake and pippa

    jake and pippa Out Of The Brooder

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    Last year we harvested a few Pekin that were about 18 month old. We made Pekin Duck, marinating the birds uncovered in the fridge for two days covered with a sauce. They were very good. I think maybe Pekin will be tasty to a more advanced age, because they are quite high in fat. Worth trying.
     

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