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Special feed before slaughter?

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

  1. r709shackleford

    r709shackleford In the Brooder

    Nov 11, 2012
    Southcentral Alaska
    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 Loving this country life Premium Member

    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 Songster

    Aug 14, 2012
    Love the username, Rusty. ;)

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