Jumbo Pekin Duck Hatching Eggs
Are you looking to hatch the large, fertile, and highly adaptable Jumbo Pekin Duck? If so, these are the eggs for you.
This is the largest type of Pekin Duck, which is bred for excellent size and fertility. This is accomplished by crossing a commercial meat Pekin (such as the Grimaud Hybrid), with a high egg producing and fertile female. This yields a bird that is very large, and can reproduce prolifically.
The Pekin Duck is the most popular and most commonly raised domestic duck breed not only in the United States, but in the entire world. Pekin ducklings are more prominent than all other breeds of ducks combined, and they are used most commonly for their efficient meat and egg production. The Jumbo Pekin Duck is the largest variety of the White Peking that we sell, and though it is not bred to meet show quality standards, it is an excellent duck for meat production and will grow to an exceptional size.
What makes the Pekin duck so popular? They are a very hardy breed, with a high level of fertility, and excellent hatchability. Their large size, fast growth rate, and excellent feed conversion make them an extremely efficient for raising and producing quality duck meat. As pets, Pekins have a calm demeanor and relaxed temperament, providing great entertainment and socialization. Their hardiness allows them to adapt to just about any climate zone with ease, which is one of the reasons this duck breed is raised in every corner of the world. Finally, they are easier to feed as well, being able to derive adequate nutrition from a wide range of diet staples. Thus, they're a relatively easy breed of pet duck to raise.
Pekin Ducks were bred in China for thousands of years before they were finally brought to North America in the 1870s. They were admitted into the newly formed American Poultry Association in 1874. This Jumbo Peking is bred specifically to be a larger version of the White Pekin Duck for outstanding meat production.
Hatching duck eggs can be difficult for beginners, and specific incubator instructions must be followed very carefully in order to have any success. For that reason alone, the Pekin Duck Hatching Eggs are excellent for those who are just starting out or those who are inexperienced and just want their kids to have the joy of hatching their own baby birds. Hatching Eggs are also great for classroom experiments or school projects.
Hatching Duck Egg Info
To ensure your own duck eggs hatch an incubator is required. These are available at a wide range of websites and also at local farm supply stores. To hatch fertile duck eggs, it is of primary importance that you follow the specific instructions that come with the incubator you are using. We can provide basic instruction for hatching duck eggs, but it is best to use the instructions for hatching ducks that will come with the incubator you have purchased.
Fertile Duck Eggs can be safely transported for about 10 days before they will no longer hatchable. We guarantee fertility in at least 80% of the hatching duck eggs that we ship for your order, and we recommend you candle the duck eggs in the first few weeks of incubation to check for fertility. Though we cannot guarantee that any or all of the fertile duck eggs will actually hatch, we will give you a refund for any hatching eggs that appear infertile if it is more than 20% of the total eggs received. It is imperative that you report the infertile hatching eggs within the first two weeks in order for us to process any refund.