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 hatchability makes the Pekin Duck one of the best breeds to start with. Other than being an excellent egg producer, the Pekin Duck is widely popular because of its hardiness. They’re also known for 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. 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, and hardy. They’re also efficient because of an excellent feed to growth ratio. When the Pekin Duck Eggs hatch, the ducklings will be furry and yellow. 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. 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. They’re also great if you just want your kids to have the joy of hatching their own baby birds. Hatching Eggs are also great for classroom experiments or school projects.
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. 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.