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Author Topic: The night-time masacre of our poor ducks  (Read 3546 times)
JP
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« Reply #20 on: January 27, 2008, 01:11:27 PM »

Wood ducks are very attractive, fast flying birds, but don't know if they can be domesticated.

http://ecdphoto.addr.com/wd/22.html

http://ecdphoto.addr.com/wd/26.html

http://ecdphoto.addr.com/wd/27.html

http://ecdphoto.addr.com/wd/36.html


Quacking over woodducks, JP
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« Reply #21 on: January 27, 2008, 01:34:54 PM »

JP, nice links, they are indeed good looking ducks, but they are wild, right?  Doubt if they could be domesticated, would probably die of a broken heart.....have an awesome day, Cindi
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« Reply #22 on: January 27, 2008, 05:57:46 PM »

Cindi, I don't know if you can domesticate wood ducks or not or if its even legal, but they are one of my favorite ducks. I know they like to eat acorns and I hear they're one of the best eating of wild ducks, although I've never eaten one. But you know I like to eat ducks, so I would gladly eat just about any duck. Have you savored the flavor of duck lately?

Quacking right back at ya, JP
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« Reply #23 on: January 27, 2008, 11:06:19 PM »

JP, the last duck dinner we had was when I posted that pretty picture of the duck and cranberry sauce.  I am awaiting Hannah-Davida to come down for the bee course when she is going to stay with me.  That will be in the middle of February.  I will cook her a duck dinner like she never has had.  We will have some pictures to show you guys of us eating duck, hee, hee.  (And yes JP, with every mouthful I savour, I will be thinking of you, ha, hee, hee).  I need to get some duck eggs incubating pretty quickly.  I have only 4 ducks left in the freezer.  The eggs take about a month to hatch, and then we grow them for about 2 months and then they go to the freezer.  So....that is about one duck a month dinner.  Eeeks!!!  Yes, I must get some incubating duck eggs.  Our drake is not quite old enough for breeding yet, but I know a guy who raises the Muscoveys.  He is the one that sold us the incubator.  When I get the incubating going with the turkey, Buff Orpington eggs, and the crosses that are going on in my chickenyard with the Barred Rock, Australorp, White Rock, I will be wanting to put in a couple of dozen Muscoveys too.  Have an awesome day.  Cindi
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