Both goose down quilts and duck eiderdown quilts are called down quilts, so what is the difference between these two types of down quilts? Then follow the editor of the down factory to see the difference between them!
Compared with duck down, goose down has larger pile head, higher hollowness, good porosity, excellent resilience and stronger warmth retention. Because ducks are omnivores, the smell they grow is emitted, while geese are herbivorous, so there is no peculiar smell. From this point of view, goose down quilts are better than duck down quilts.
1. Eiderdown quilts and goose down quilts
The filling of duvets is mainly down, which grows on the belly of geese and ducks and turns into flower-like down. Therefore, duvets can be divided into two types: goose down duvets and duck down duvets. Whether a duvet is warm depends on the filling and down content of the stuffing, also known as down content.
Under the condition of the same down content, the quality of down is also different. Generally speaking, goose down is better than duck down in various indicators.
Compared with duck down, goose down has larger down, higher hollowness, good bulkiness, excellent elasticity and stronger warmth retention.
The velvet of goose down is usually larger than that of duck down and has 50% higher loft than duck down, so it has better thermal performance. Both goose and duck down are graded. Even the lowest grade of goose down is better than the highest grade of duck down.
In terms of smell, duck down is generally fishy because ducks like to eat insects in the water. In order to remove odors, some processing plants even use deodorants in the process of decontamination and degreasing. Although it won't smell like a newly purchased duvet, it will return after a few months, at least for a while.
It will naturally spread after a year. Goose is a herbivore, so goose down does not have any odor problems at all, and the source of raw materials ensures environmental protection. Goose down is basically made from goose down in most foreign duvets and high-end down products, because it has better warmth retention and environmental protection performance.
Second, the difference
In terms of price, the price of goose down is higher than that of duck down, because the down of goose down is bigger and the fluff is better. Of course, if the fluffiness is good, the decline rate is also higher. If the two grades are the same, goose down has better thermal properties.
Goose down is also more comfortable than duck and goose down, because the volume of goose down is mainly determined by the size of the pompom. Because the down yarn of goose down is longer, the bulkiness is better and the comfort is better.
Goose must be matured for at least 100 days, and duck must be matured for at least 40 days, so goose feathers are fuller than ducks.
Usually, we will compare 1 gram of cashmere to see who occupies more area, which shows that cashmere has more volume, but now some companies tend to shorten the growth period.
Another important difference between duck down and goose down is that goose down has a relatively low odor. Because geese are herbivores and ducks are omnivores, the smell of goose down is minimal, but the smell of duck down is common.
If immature ducks are used to produce duvets, their smell will be stronger, and when the weather is humid, the smell of duvets will be stronger.
The above is the difference between duck down and goose down. After reading the whole article, I believe you have a certain understanding of them. If you want to know more, you can visit the official website of Down Co., Ltd.!
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