Our Barbarie Duck is a special breed that naturally grows slower than commercially raised ducks.
This ultra-rich Duck grows to market weight in approximately 8 ½ weeks (about 2 ½ weeks longer than commercially raised ducks). With extra growing time the Barbarie achieves a succulent squab-like flavor not found in other ducks. It is similar in flavor to a Muscovy Duck.
Our air chilling procedure ensures you receive 100% Duck, no water added during chilling, and a longer shelf life than water-chilled Ducks. Federal Law allows water absorption of up to 10% of carcass weight, so if it’s not air-chilled you could be buying up to 10% water.
Our Birds have a skin that crisps golden brown every time.