Get ready to add a touch of elegance and charm to your backyard with Valley Hatchery’s Cayuga Ducklings! These enchanting birds, with their mesmerizing black plumage that shimmers with beetle-green highlights, are not just a visual treat but also a practical addition to any farm or homestead.
The Cayuga Duck, hailing from the scenic Finger Lakes region of New York and named after the indigenous Cayuga people, brings a rich history and cultural significance. These ducks are celebrated for their robust egg-laying abilities, often producing a plentiful supply of large to extra-large eggs that intriguingly range in color from black to white throughout the year.
Not just a pretty face, the Cayuga Duck is renowned for its calm and friendly nature, making it an ideal breed for those looking for a docile and easy-to-handle addition to their flock. Recognized by the American Poultry Association, these ducks excel in a variety of roles – be it for egg production, ornamental display, or as show birds.
Males typically tip the scales at around 8lbs, with females slightly lighter at about 7lbs. These ducks are noted for their broodiness and nurturing tendencies, making them a reliable choice for those interested in hatching and raising ducklings.
With their distinctive black bills, legs, feet, and dark brown eyes, Cayuga Ducklings from Valley Hatchery are sure to be a standout in any setting. Don’t miss the chance to bring home these serene and beautiful birds – ideal for both their aesthetic appeal and their practical benefits on your farm or in your garden.
Learn more about this breed, watch this video by ‘Livestock Breeds’: