Do you Pluck or not

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Do you Pluck or not

Postby cinrds » Mon Oct 17, 2005 8:55 am

When you get home do you pluck your ducks and geese or do you just pull out the breast?

If you pluck is there a good way to do this?
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Postby Penguine » Mon Oct 17, 2005 9:34 am

Ducks - Breast em out, maybe legs if I am feeling like a bit more work

Geese - Breast, legs, and thighs, wings if I am feeling like a bit more work.
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Postby caduckgunner » Mon Oct 17, 2005 10:12 am

Breast out ducks..., havent shot a goose yet :hammering:
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Postby DROPDUX » Mon Oct 17, 2005 10:38 am

pluck pluck pluck. Then I get some shears and cut the entire breast out--bone and all with the skin on.
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Postby bgoldhunter » Mon Oct 17, 2005 10:54 am

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Postby gsphunter » Mon Oct 17, 2005 11:09 am

Breast 'em out.
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Postby Mattquack » Mon Oct 17, 2005 11:36 am

breast 'em out.
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Postby ol' yeller » Mon Oct 17, 2005 11:42 am

I'm a breast and leg man myself. Way too much work for the dinky amount of meat you get off one from plucking.
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Postby Riverjumper » Mon Oct 17, 2005 11:48 am

unless I feel like beer can duck, then I pluck.
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Postby Cupped-n-Committed » Mon Oct 17, 2005 12:27 pm

Breast them out!

Now on geese I save the leg and thigh and make a huge pot of stew of chili with it. The legs from 8 geese fill a zip lock bag! That's a lot of meat to throw away
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Postby Mattquack » Mon Oct 17, 2005 12:54 pm

Gentlemen, I think we've broken the record for this site on the number of posts containing the word, "Breast". :toofunny:
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Postby h2ofwlr » Mon Oct 17, 2005 1:31 pm

:withstupid: :laughing: And the words are not edited either! :laughing:

When I first saw the title I thought it should be in the ladies forum.... plucking, waxing, shaving..... :toofunny:

Definately a breast man, but like legs too! :yes:
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Postby Penguine » Mon Oct 17, 2005 1:36 pm

Breast, Thighs, Legs... Yeah, pretty much like em all.
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Postby shrpshtr » Mon Oct 17, 2005 2:12 pm

like most, i usually breast them out. on the occasion i want a whole duck/goose, i'll pluck one.
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Postby Mike M. » Mon Oct 17, 2005 3:38 pm

I breast the birds out. If you want to pluck and not have it be a hassle, do most of the plucking right after you shoot the bird while its still warm. The feathers will come off much easier this way if you do it right out in the field. Leave the head and one fully feathered wing attached for bird ID should you get stopped by a warden. If you wait till you get home plan on spending a while plucking.
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Postby KCDuckMaster » Mon Oct 17, 2005 4:19 pm

Breast em out!
If they weren’t meant to be eaten, then why are they made of meat?
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Postby Ducksbeus » Mon Oct 17, 2005 4:37 pm

BREAST em, BREAST em, BREAST em :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup:
On occasion I will pluck an entire fathead if he looks exceptionaly tasty. I like ta stuff em and bake em sometimes :yes: :yes: :yes:
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Postby plainsman » Mon Oct 17, 2005 6:39 pm

I breast them in early season, but pluck later on, after the pinfeathers have dissappeared.
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Postby mallardhunter » Mon Oct 17, 2005 7:27 pm

I just breast my ducks and geese out
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Postby Smackaduck » Mon Oct 17, 2005 8:15 pm

I do teal, wood ducks, and wigeon whole everthing else gets breasted.
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Postby texan68 » Mon Oct 17, 2005 8:25 pm

depends on the size of the bird. Mallards, pintails, geese and some of the larger divers I will pluck, but on smaller birds like teal and buffies, I just breast em.
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Postby 870 » Mon Oct 17, 2005 8:42 pm

breast them out
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Postby AlaskaRedneK » Mon Oct 17, 2005 9:33 pm

Mattquack wrote:Gentlemen, I think we've broken the record for this site on the number of posts containing the word, "Breast". :toofunny:



That was good, I liked that man :thumbsup:

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Postby gracenjohn » Mon Oct 17, 2005 9:38 pm

Breast and legs. :thumbsup:
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Postby mmalino » Mon Oct 17, 2005 10:06 pm

i like breasts, they taste good :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
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