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Other Poultry Breeds

Pekin

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4.1875/5,
Pekins originated in China. They were bred from a Mallard duck. In 1873, they were brought to...

Muscovy

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4.40426/5,
Muscovies are the only domestic "ducks" that are not bred from the mallard. They are a wild South...

Cayuga

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4.40625/5,
Developed in New York, USA from two black ducks a man found in his pond. This is the main idea,...

Indian Runner

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4.6875/5,
Indian Runners originated in the East Indies on the islands of Java, Malaya, Bali and Lombok. ...

Coturnix Quail

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4.46154/5,
These quail are often referred to as Japanese, Pharaoh, or Biblical quail. It is said that the...

Blue Swedish

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4.54167/5,
They were first imported into the USA in the late 1800's. The foundation stock of the blue...

Rouen

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4.78261/5,
Rouen (pronounced roan) named after the town of Rouen where they were developed in Northern...

Khaki Campbell

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4.45833/5,
The Campbell duck was developed near the end of the 1800's by Mrs. Adele Campbell of...

Welsh Harlequin

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4.73913/5,
Welsh Harlequin ducks are a derivative of Khaki Campbell ducks. When Leslie Bonnet of Wales...

Mallard

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3.8125/5,
One of the most familiar of ducks, the Mallard is found throughout North America! Where it does...

Pearl Guinea

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3.46667/5,
Pearl guinea fowl are related to other game birds including pheasants, turkeys, and partridges....

Call Duck

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4.53846/5,
Calls originated in either Holland or England as live decoy ducks back in the 1600's. Call ducks...

Orpington (Buff)-319

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4.66667/5,
William Cook of England created the orpington duck. He used Cayuga, Runner and Aylesbury ducks...

Bobwhite

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4.11111/5,
Bobwhites provided food for settlers. They were also used for meat, eggs, and hunting. Bobwhite...

American

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4/5,
The American goose is one of the few domesticated goose breeds which originated in the United...
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