The Buff Orpington duck is a dual-purpose breed that lays 180-240 large white eggs per year, and weighs 7-9 pounds at maturity, making it a tasty, lean meat duck. These beautiful ducks also can go broody each year. dress clean, blend in well, can't fly, making them a true quad-duty duck (eggs, meat, broody, exhibition or show). They are calm, tame birds that are a favourite among many. They come in Buff, Chocolate, and Truly, Orpingtons deserve this reputation.