Duck meat is super delicious with lots of flavour, and wonderful fat which can be stored for cooking potatoes and things in 😛

We prefer to raise pure and rare breeds, and started our duck flock with Pekins for meat, and Khaki Campbells for eggs.  Over time, and looking for an even meatier bird, we introduced Aylesbury Ducks and Muscovies to our flock. 

Ducks are messy.  They poo everywhere and it is sloppy, runny poo.  They trample your garden and spread water everywhere, but they are the best bug control you will ever have in your orchard!

I love to use duck eggs in baking.  The whites fluff up for the perfect pavlova and the perfect sponge cake.  Due to our current dietary restrictions, I now bake with coconut flour.  Coconut flour baking requires a LOT of eggs, and I make a wonderful chocolate slice using 8-9 duck eggs at a time.

 

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