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Fresh whole duck in Michigan???

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Quit2Chef Jul 14, 2011 10:13 AM

This is very short notice I understand. The wife and I have decided to smoke a duck this weekend on our newest toy: The Big Green Egg. I am having trouble finding a high quality fresh whole duck. Thought about ordering from D'Artagnan but tuesday was the soonest possible delivery and this is hopefully a saturday project. PLEASE HELP!!!

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    BobRe RE: Quit2Chef Jul 14, 2011 10:23 AM

    You can get frozen (but not fresh I don't think) whole duck at Hiller's Market and Papa Joe's.

    You might call Papa Joe's and see if they do have fresh.

    Bob

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      Rosedale RE: Quit2Chef Jul 14, 2011 06:46 PM

      Byrd's meats in Livonia got me fresh duck about a year ago, but boy did I pay for it. Two ducks were around $60 total. http://www.byrdschoicemeats.com/

      I've also seen them at Gratiot Central Market in the Eastern Market area. My guess is they'll be cheaper there.

      Let us know how the Big Green Egg works out.

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        moose734 RE: Rosedale Jul 14, 2011 11:05 PM

        I looked for one last year at the Gratiot Central Market and they were frozen. There weere also frozen whole ones at Saigon Market in Madison Hgts.

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          Quit2Chef RE: moose734 Jul 15, 2011 07:02 AM

          Broke down and bought a frozen one from Hillers, as I need time for it to thaw. As far as the BGE goes we are in love....trying not to become one of those crazy "eggers" but this thing really does rock!

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