Rouen ducks for meat?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by DUCKGIRL89, Nov 21, 2011.

  1. DUCKGIRL89

    DUCKGIRL89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So I planed on raising some (PQ) rouens for meat. would the PQs have enough meat on them to make it worth while? (drakes, not hens) I also have a few questions.
    Do you scoled ducks? (probably spelled that wrong)
    What would the water tempeture be?
    when would you butcher the duck?
    how long would it take for the drakes to get to their full size?
    How many people would one feed?

    Thanks in advance! [​IMG]
     
  2. HollyBird24

    HollyBird24 Overrun With Chickens

    Nov 10, 2011
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    I wouldn't use Rouens, ducks are hard to pluck and the dark feathers make it even harder on a Rouen.
     
  3. DUCKGIRL89

    DUCKGIRL89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well, its either rouens or welsh harlequins. I would rather do a little more plucking on the rouens, then pluck two welsh harlequins everytime.
     

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