Ancona Ducks

$15.00

Ancona Ducks are an extremely hardy, adaptable, and self-sufficient breed. They are excellent foragers and will make very quick work of reducing slug populations.  These spotted ducks all look different with different patterns of spots, so it makes identifying individuals in your flock easy.  Ancona flocks make strong social bonds. There is a high percentage of female-led hierarchy in Ancona duck flocks. This usually means less stress during mating season and more active foraging compared with other duck breeds. In general, the social hierarchy of the flock is not demanding or stressful to flock members.  They make good mothers and are a good backyard choice of duck. They are calm and typically don’t wander as long as forage is available.  They are also sensible, smart, and savvy ducks, which make them careful and less vulnerable than many other breeds of duck. They do not fly.

Anconas Ducks are a great dual-purpose duck.  They are excellent layers of jumbo-sized eggs.  The eggs are whitish cream, and some have a greenish tint.  They boast a long egg production period and will lay 210 – 280 eggs yearly.  Although medium size, their meat is flavorful and of high quality.

Weight: Female- 7 lbs. Male- 8 lbs.
Egg color- Producer of White or Green tinted Eggs.
Shipping is included with all duckling prices.

Available February – June

Orders ship USPS Priority Mail on day of hatch.

FREE Shipping on 15+ Total Poultry

(Min. 1 Duckling / Max. 10 Ducklings)

Amount Straight Run
1+ $15.00
5+ $12.50
10 $10.00

We hatch/ship February – September of each season.

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FREE Shipping on 15+ Total Poultry

There is an additional small order fee ($35.00) charged for orders of only 3-14 poultry. 

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Description

Ancona Ducks are an extremely hardy, adaptable, and self-sufficient breed. They are excellent foragers and will make very quick work of reducing slug populations.  These spotted ducks all look different with different patterns of spots, so it makes identifying individuals in your flock easy.  Ancona flocks make strong social bonds. There is a high percentage of female-led hierarchy in Ancona duck flocks. This usually means less stress during mating season and more active foraging compared with other duck breeds. In general, the social hierarchy of the flock is not demanding or stressful to flock members.  They make good mothers and are a good backyard choice of duck. They are calm and typically don’t wander as long as forage is available.  They are also sensible, smart, and savvy ducks, which make them careful and less vulnerable than many other breeds of duck. They do not fly.

Anconas Ducks are a great dual-purpose duck.  They are excellent layers of jumbo-sized eggs.  The eggs are whitish cream, and some have a greenish tint.  They boast a long egg production period and will lay 210 – 280 eggs yearly.  Although medium size, their meat is flavorful and of high quality.

  • Weights – Hen——-7 lbs       Drake——8 lbs
  • Purpose and Type: Egg Laying; Exhibition
  • Egg Color – White, Cream or Blue
  • Egg Production – Excellent 210 – 280 eggs yearly
  • Egg Size: Large to Extra Large
  • Temperament: Docile
  • Gender Accuracy: 100%
  • Fertility Percentage: 60-75%
  • Broody: Setters
  • Mating Ratio: 7 Females to 1 Male
  • Roost Height: Floor
  • Country of Origin – England
  • APA: No
  • ALBC: Critical Status, Considered a sustainable heritage duck breed.

 

Available February – June

Orders ship USPS Priority Mail on day of hatch.

FREE Shipping on 15+ Total Poultry

(Min. 1 Duckling / Max. 10 Ducklings)

There is an additional small order fee ($35.00) charged for orders of only 3-14 poultry. 

PLEASE REVIEW MINIMUM ORDER RULES & QUANTITIES BELOW

———->  Minimum Order Requirements  <———–

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Additional information

Sex

Straight Run

Desired Hatch Week

JUNE 3RD 2019, JUNE 10TH 2019, JUNE 17TH 2019, JUNE 24TH 2019

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