Egg-Type Ducks

Dark Campbell

Dark Campbell- Drakes have green heads with brownish grey bodies.  Hens are dark cocoa brown with thin khaki penciling and are excellent layers starting at an early age. The ducklings are a  black in color and  closely resemble Cayuga ducklings.  We have  maintained this breed since 1990.  They are rare and are much deserving of a  better  distribution. Ducklings $6.00 each (25)

​Golden Buff Cascade

Golden Buff Cascade- Drakes have greenish bronze heads with white neck collars, red chestnut breasts, creamy buff undersides.  Hens are a buff color.  Live weight is between 6 and 7 pounds.  These were introduced in 1984 by Holderread’s Waterfowl.  Our strain obtained in 1991 is not like what Holderread’s is selling today.  We have maintained ours as they originally came to us 20+ years ago.  They are top notch layers and are deserving of greater world numbers.  Over the past several years they have laid almost 100% from early January through August, have taken a couple of weeks off, and then returned to heavy production through the end of the season.  Young that are hatched in April will frequently start to lay by Fall.  We have maintained this breed since 1991. Ducklings $6.00 each (15)   

Khaki Campbell

Khaki Campbell- Small size, efficient on feed for the eggs produced.  Drakes resemble a mallard drake only dark brown.  Hens are a seal brown color.  They are nervous and like to get up and move around and are easily spooked by  things. They love to get out and move around an area. We have maintained these since 1991 constantly selecting  for productivity. Ducklings $5.00 each (25)

Welsh Harlequin

Welsh Harlequin- Males have a greenish head, reddish breast, soft buffy fawn with eyes of darker color  on the feathers. Hens lack the green head and red breast.   Good layers of white eggs and average 3 to 3.5 pound dressed weight.  These were developed in 1949 in Wales from a Khaki Campbell color mutation.  They are slightly larger than Khaki Campbells.  They do have two color phases (gold and silver).  We do keep both phases together.  The chief difference in the colors is in the hens where the gold phase is light brown in color and the silver is a light silver-gray.  The carcass of butchered specimens is excellent for lower fat and high flavor. We  have maintained these since 1989. They are much calmer than Khaki Campbells  but do not lay as well. Ducklings $6.00 each (15)

White Campbell

White Campbell- Pure white version of the Khaki.  Good layers.  Bills can be either pink or yellow in color.  Once into heavy production, darkening of the bills can occur. We first obtained these in  2000 and struggled over the years to get a decent hatch rate. Years and years of selection and breeding and we now have a good sized flock that  seems to have some vigor. For those who want a smaller white duck this is it. They are less nervous than their Khaki relatives.  Ducklings $6.00 each (15)

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