Valley Hatchery is excited to offer Cayuga Ducklings, a distinctive and beautiful breed of domestic duck. Known for their striking black plumage with iridescent beetle-green lights, Cayuga Ducks are a popular choice for egg production, exhibition, and ornament. They are often known for their ability to lay a good number of large to extra-large black to white eggs each year.
Originating in the Finger Lakes region of New York State in the United States, Cayuga Ducks are named for the Cayuga people of that area. They are a docile breed that is recognized by the American Poultry Association and is well-suited for a variety of purposes, including egg production, exhibition, and ornamental use. With their black bills, legs, and feet, and dark brown eyes, Cayuga Ducks have a distinctive appearance that is sure to make them a standout in any flock.
Male Cayuga Ducks typically weigh 8lbs, while females weigh around 7lbs. Known for their calm demeanor and tendency to go broody, Cayuga Ducklings from Valley Hatchery are a reliable and attractive choice for your backyard farm.
Learn more about this breed, watch this video by ‘Livestock Breeds’: