Pekin Duck Hatching Eggs
The Pekin Duck
is the most popular domestic duck breed in the United States, and it is raised all over the world because of its ease to raise and its wide range of desirable characteristics. Hatching Duck Eggs
of your own can be an extremely rewarding process, and its excellent hatchibility makes the Pekin Duck
one of the best breeds to start with. Other than being an excellent egg proucer, the Pekin Duck
widely popular because of its hardiness, excellent fertility, habitability, calm and friendly temperament, large size, and fast growth rate.
The Pekin Duck
was originally developed in China over 1000 years ago after being the first people to domesticate the Mallard Duck
. The name Pekin Duck
comes from the city of Peking that is now known as Beijing, and the birds were originally bred for meat purposes. They were a great source of food, and their continual breeding has developed a bird that is fast growing, hardy, and has an excellent feed to growth ratio. When the Pekin Duck Eggs
hatch, the ducklings will be furry and yellow, and they will also be extremely small and fragile. Be sure to have the appropriate brooding area ready for them upon their hatching.
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 hatching
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.