Duck Farming

Duck farming is similar to poultry, but there are some key differences. One of the most notable things between duck and chicken farms is that ducks have different habitat needs than chickens do.

Silver Appleyard Duck: Raising Ducks

The Silver Appleyard duck is a large, colorful, and easily domesticated duck. This breed was developed by the British waterfowl breeder, Reginald Appleyard in the 1930s. Reginald’s main objective was to create a duck breed, which combined size, high egg production, elegance, And beauty. This breed originated by crossing several species of duck, such as Rouen, Pekin, and Aylesbury. First, it made the Silver Appleyards available to the North American …

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Golden Cascade Duck: Fast-Growing Ducks

The Golden Cascade duck was raised at the end of the 1970s, and it quickly expanded into the market in the Oregon United States. It was developed to be an aquatic bird, with characteristics of laying eggs. They matured quickly. In the 1980s it was distributed to several farmers, and it was accepted. They liked the characteristics of this breed, but it was not popular enough to be admitted into …

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Alabio Duck: Local Indonesian Breed

The Alabio duck is a breed that was developed in Indonesia, and to create their crossbreed Pekin ducks with local ducks in that country. What resulted in an egg-laying race and that lately this race has been raised to consume its meat. We have found a number of ducks to which they place the name is by their place of origin, however, the name of this duck comes from a …

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