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Types of Duck - Any Difference?

pegasis0066 | Dec 7, 2013 03:47 PM

I have been eating the Pekin/Long Island ducks from Krogers, but our local gourmet grocery store carries Muscovy, which are double the price but I admit I don't know if they weigh the same (they look about the same size but I read that Muscovy are bigger ducks).

Are Muscovy that much better, that is are they worth the price difference?

Any other types of ducks to consider, if I can find them?

By the way, I once had wild duck. Admittedly my hunting buddies and I weren't good cooks (back then) and it was horrible - tough and very gamey. I assume we overcooked it and it tasted based on what it was eating. Are wild ducks good to eat, and how do you need to prepare different?

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