Saxony ducks are a heavy breed of German origin. The drake Saxony’s colors are similar to a Rouen drake, but with a more muted coloration. Saxony have more muted versions of the lush greens of the Rouens.
This breed is raised for two key farming purposes. They are strong egg layers and also yield a high quality poultry meat. They also make unique and exotic pets.
Saxony ducks are relatively large, yet their bodies are compact and streamlined. They have broad shoulders and a prominent chest. These ducks are regarded as a highly distinct and even a designer breed. Various waterfowl and poultry shows will have highly competitive breeders seeking to display their Saxony’s desirable traits such as strong color definition and exemplary posture.