white stuff in duck meat

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white stuff in duck meat

Postby huntnh » Sat Dec 24, 2011 11:06 am

I was curious if anyone had any information on white parasites in duck meat I was cleaning a duck today and when i cut it open there were white things all through out the meat remind me of worms in codfish I clean a lot of ducks this is the first one I have ever seen with this stuff in the meat
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white stuff in duck meat

Postby hitnrun » Sat Dec 24, 2011 11:52 am

It's called rice breast. I shot a spoonie and gw teal this year with it. It looks nasty however, they say if you cook it right it's ok to eat. I didn't bother and I tossed the birds unfortunately. Not worth risking it to me.

Who wants parasite meat. Yum!

More info: http://www.dnr.state.md.us/wildlife/Hun ... cystis.asp
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Re: white stuff in duck meat

Postby Hevi-D » Mon Dec 26, 2011 11:19 am

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Re: white stuff in duck meat

Postby capt1972 » Sat Dec 31, 2011 5:05 pm

got a black duck today with it. Uhg...couldn't eat it, dried it in the oven for around 3hrs to make dog snacks. She was very happy.
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Re: white stuff in duck meat

Postby phutch30 » Mon Jan 09, 2012 11:38 am

Yummy! I get one about every 100 birds I breast out. I cant bring myself to eat them either no matter what anyone says about it being ok. However, I pluck about 70% of my birds so I KNOW ive eaten it. lol

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Re: white stuff in duck meat

Postby JTR » Mon Jan 09, 2012 4:29 pm

I hate when I see it, especially in a black duck. If it is only a few, I usually just ignore it and eat it. If there are tons of them, they usually find the trash.
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