The domestic duck, like other poultry species, has many breeds. Most are derived
from the wild mallard, while a minority are descendants of the Muscovy duck.
Duck Breed Information and Photos for all Standardised Breeds in the British
This duck breeds spotlight highlights the Khaki Campbell, Saxony and Ancona;
all on the Livestock Conservancy critical lists and great fun to raise.
Originating in Beijing, China (originally called Pekin) around 2500 B.C., white
Pekin ducks are a calm, hardy breed. Although raised predominantly as a “table”
May 5, 2015 ... All domesticated duck breeds are believed to have originated from the wild
mallard (Anas platyrhynchos). The male mallard has a couple of ...
The breeds shown here on Live Ducks are the most common domestic breeds.
For wild breeds click here to visit a website that specializes in non-domestic ...
Dec 16, 2015 ... This post provides an introduction to raising ducks, followed by a description with
photographs of six duck breeds you might be interested in ...
Duck breeds are categorized by size - Heavy, Medium, Light, and Bantam. Heavy
weight ducks are generally the better meat ducks, and can be the same size as ...
Feb 20, 2016 ... I decided to create this guide to help people with choosing a duck breed best for
them. I am still learning my breeds and don't propose to be an ...
(Holderread, 68) This duck breed was one of the first to arrive in United States
from Europe. Aylesburys were exhibited in 1849 at the inaugural poultry show in