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Bramham Wiltshire Horns

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another muscovy question
« on: November 11, 2015, 03:55:53 pm »
what is a good live weight to get my muscovys to?

thanks
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RPF

  • Joined Feb 2015
Re: another muscovy question
« Reply #1 on: November 11, 2015, 05:38:18 pm »
About 4kg for a male and 2.5kg for females. These are for eating. Aim to get a 6lb carcass off a male.

Bramham Wiltshire Horns

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Re: another muscovy question
« Reply #2 on: November 11, 2015, 05:54:39 pm »
Thanks RPF
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Fleecewife

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Re: another muscovy question
« Reply #3 on: November 11, 2015, 07:11:21 pm »
When we kept Muscovies, they went in the freezer the day they started the gang rapes, irrespective of weight.
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Bramham Wiltshire Horns

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Re: another muscovy question
« Reply #4 on: November 17, 2015, 10:35:47 am »
just weighed my muscovys i was unsure about sex but i think i can confirm by the weights that they are probably drakes they where all around the 11lb mark (4.1kg) at a guess there age will be around 20 weeks,  so now i intend to finish them,
they are on layers pellet at minute is it worth moving them to wheat, and how long should i do that for
i was thinking about 2 weeks
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roddycm

  • Joined Jul 2013
Re: another muscovy question
« Reply #5 on: November 17, 2015, 12:54:23 pm »
I am going to finish mine on organic broiler mix! A friend did this last year and the ducks really attained great weights!


Bramham Wiltshire Horns

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Re: another muscovy question
« Reply #6 on: November 23, 2015, 08:35:16 am »
I'm planned not on cooking my Muscovy tonight
I'm thinking about portioning the breasts and cooking them
Anyone got any recipes and timings for it
First time cooking it
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Bramham Wiltshire Horns

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Re: another muscovy question
« Reply #7 on: November 24, 2015, 02:41:22 pm »
i ate muscovy breast last night

delicious!!!!!

little bit of seasoning one for the future
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