Men, huh!!!! I think all guys love to tease girls, brats you all!!! (but don't we just love it, hee, hee). There is nothing more fun than being teased by men.....I mean that, it is good ol' plain fun, dee, dun, dun, dun.
Jody, that must have bummed you out all those drowned little duckies, oh dear, that would sadden the best of us. These babies are still the progeny of good ol' Whoppo....he was a fine dude. I have about 36 in the incubator now (and about 98 chicken eggs). All these will be the progeny of Sir Drake, I wonder if the colours that he will throw will be as pretty and so different, just like Whoppo's. I would imagine so. We have a market for the ducks and have been selling some of the younger ones. We are heading off on Tuesday to the slaughter house with the 9 old ones. They will be in the freezer to bring some down to Brian's barbeque (yeah!! can't wait!!!).
I am right now cooking two great big ducks. I have not yet weighed any ducks yet that we have raised, just because I am too lazy. But I weighed these two today on my commercial size scale. It is one like in the grocery stores. It hangs on my porch and I place the stuff requiring weighing into the basket aparatus. It is wonderfully accurate and I used to use it to weigh my raspberries when I would sell them.
These ducks each weighed 2,500 grams (that be 5.5 pounds), gonna be a yummy supper.
This is what is on the table tonight (this is to make you drool JP, you bratty, brat, brat) We are having my Sister and her clan up for dinner, and of course my Daughter and her clan. That makes 18 for the dinner table, so I now had best run off and get the rest of the stuff cooked.
Cauliflower with cheese sauce
Steamed cabbage with white sauce (easy because I just add cheese to the cauliflower's sauce)
That yummy corn that I froze from last year, oh yes, still just as the day it was picked and frozen
Cranberry sauce from the berries that I bought last year
And....what dinner would not be a dinner without, fresh picked from the garden:
Then.....from the bones, a duck soup will be forthcoming, yeah!!! Beautiful day, wonderful day, love it and live it like there narry would be a tomorrow. Cindi