Special feed before slaughter?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by r709shackleford, Dec 13, 2013.

  1. r709shackleford

    r709shackleford Out Of The Brooder

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    Have never processed a duck before. All I know is they have lots more feathers. Wondering if there is a special diet people use to give the ducks a last "push" to gain a little extra fat or perhaps better taste.

    I've heard duck mean is very gamey and some say not at all. Exited to try it so looking for just tips. Currently they have a normal diet with lots of scraps. 5 cayugas 3 rouens, and 1 african goose going to the freezer!
     
  2. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    Might want to post your question here since most of us have our ducks as pets.. https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/21/meat-birds-etc
     
  3. buckbye

    buckbye Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Love the username, Rusty. ;)
     

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