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Giant Pekin Ducks
Giant Pekin Ducks - We do not currently have plans to offer this breed in the future.
Giant Pekin Ducklings
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Sold out for 2011
Gender of Ducks
Straight Run (Day-Old Random Gender)
Females (Day-Old Hens)
Males (Day-Old Drakes)
Additional Info and FAQs
One of the most popular duck breeds in the US, the
is a large and fast growing domesticated duck.
Giant Pekin Ducklings
are more prominent than all other breeds of ducks combined, and are used for a wide variety of purposes.
What makes the
Giant Pekin duck
so popular? They are a very large breed, with a high level of fertility, widely known for their laying abilities and excellent hatchability. In addition to that, the
is well known as an excellent meat bird. As pets,
have a calm demeanor and relaxed temperament, providing great entertainment and socialization. Also, they are large in size and have a rapid growth rate, making them quite adaptable to varying environments. Finally, they are easy to feed, deriving adequate nutrition from a wide range of diet staples.
are an excellent choice for a first time duck owner who is seeking a pet which offers a high level of interaction and companionship.
This duck breed was imported from Peking, China into both England and the United States in 1873.
Of its many distinguishing characteristics, one is the strong yellow blood. Both legs and bill are deep orange color, and the plumage a kind of ferret-white, with a strong canary tinge, which becomes stronger still in the underfeather. The legs are set on far behind, which gives the Pekin an upright, penguin like stance.
Another distinguishing characteristic of
is that they are non-sitters and prolific egg layers. In addition to that they are also excellent meat birds.
Giant Pekin Duck Info
Drakes: 12-15 pounds ; Hens:9-13 pounds
Pure White with Orange feet and bills
Egg Color -
Country of Origin -
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