The Duck Thread

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by ZakoHero, Jan 17, 2013.

  1. City farm

    City farm Overrun With Chickens

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    I did leave them out for a while untill it started raining.. Then they were muddy. Not sure if the egg is protected like our chicken egg's are with the "bloom"


    I do not want to take a chance, they are in the fridge now.. I do leave all of the gunk on them untill it is time to use them..
     
  2. needlessjunk

    needlessjunk Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Lol! Never thought of that.
     
  3. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life Premium Member

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  4. City farm

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    Both. I just made a breakfast burrito with bacon, cheese and white onions for our son. Here's my next recipe.
    Whole wheat angel food cake.
    1 1/2 cup duck egg whites(8-10 eggs) 1 1/2 tsp.cream of tartar, 1/4 tsp salt, 1 teaspoon vanilla, 1/2 tsp. almond flavoring, 3/4 cup packed brown sugar, 1 cup sifted whole wheat flour. In your large bowl beat (until stiff but glossy) the egg whites, cream of tartar, salt, vanilla, and almond flavoring. at the brown sugar to beaten egg whites,1/4 cup at a time,beating well after each addition. Fold in the flower with a large spoon, sitting a little over the top, folding in lightly with a down-up-over motion.
    when will blended, pour into a ungreased 10 inch angel food cake pan. Bake at 375'F, for 45 to 60 minutes, touch gently to see if the cake is done. It will spring back, invert pan and cool thoroughly. Then you can remove it from the pan. You can also add a quarter cup carob or cocoa powder for equal amounts of flour, and omit almond flavoring. I got this recipe from Storey's guide to raising duck's

    with the yolk, I'm going to make homemade mayonnaise . I tried it once but I didn't have an immersion blender. Now we do and I'm going to try making it better next time. plus a pastry with different fillings
     
  5. Lacrystol

    Lacrystol Hatching Helper

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    MY husband SWEARS there's a difference in taste and can't stand eating duck eggs, he says they are TOO RICH, so I put him to the test. I made him some scrabbled eggs and ONLY used duck eggs without informing him. I even toss the shells down the garbage disposal, cracked some chicken eggs and threw those shells in the trash. YES, He looked in the trash to make sure it was from the chickens.. he comes over to me and SAYS: and I quote "OMG, that was the best I have every tasted". I said "really, Hum, so you really like those duck eggs".
     
  6. hennible

    hennible Overrun With Chickens

    When my ducks started laying a couple weeks ago I didn't realize they were duck eggs I thought one of my EEs had lost her mind and started laying white eggs on the floor... Anyway I gave a dozen to a friend of mine thinking they were chicken eggs, they ate them as usual fried, scrambled etc. The only difference they noticed was that the shells were thicker. So far I've only baked with them though.
     
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  7. Lacrystol

    Lacrystol Hatching Helper

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    I always refrigerate my eggs, I have tried the "on the counter thing" after two weeks the eggs started getting rotten. YEH, not a pretty smell. They seem to last Longer in the fridge..
     
  8. Lacrystol

    Lacrystol Hatching Helper

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    YES, they do have tougher shells..
     
  9. Lacrystol

    Lacrystol Hatching Helper

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    I do not wash my eggs until it's time to use them. I have tried the wash the eggs and put them in the fridge, it only takes the protective coating off and guess what, yep, the eggs did not last as long. Just went bad after a few weeks.
     
  10. Lacrystol

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    Off to craigslist I GO.. LOL
     

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