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Orpington Duck

Breed description

Orpington duck was created by William Cook from Orpington on the end of 19th century. He blended Cayuga ducks, Indian Runner ducks, Aylesbury ducks and Rouen ducks to create a buff colored duck, because the buff-colored plumage was popular. Later he developed Blue, Black and Chocolate Orpington versions that had white bibs on their chests.
photo Orpington Duck

Orpington Duck

Import March-April 2017: We will import hatching eggs of this breed from the home country. In case of interest, contact us.

Orpington Duck

Plumage colour yellow, brown

Weight
drake 2,2-3,4 kg
duck 2,2-3,2 kg

Country of origine Great Britain

Congeries 220 eggs

Egg weight 65 g

Egg Colour white

Utilisation egg, meat

Ring size
drake 16 mm
duck 16 mm

Offer for sale

Orpington DuckMarch–MayJune–September
1 hatching egg8 €not available
ducklingnot availablenot available
drakenot availablenot available
ducknot availablenot available
breeding pair 1,1not availablenot available
breeding trio 1,2not availablenot available

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Photos

photo Orpington Duck, drake
Orpington Duck, drake
photo Orpington Duck, duck
Orpington Duck, duck

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