Cayuga

Average User Rating:
4.37037/5,
  • Breed Colors/Varieties:
    Black with a Green shine. Blue/Splash are Rare
    Breed Size:
    Large Fowl
    Developed in New York, USA from two black ducks a man found in his pond. This is the main idea, but there are several different theories.
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  • Breed Details:
    Very Quiet Breed, second only to the Muscovy. They are very docile , are excellent foragers, but can be slighly shy. They are a Mediun Weight Class duck, and cannot fly.

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Recent User Reviews

  1. DuckSquad
    5/5,
    "Beautiful Drakes."
    Pros - One heckin' pretty duck
    Cons - peck peck peck :)
    I love my Cayuga drake named Charlie, hes the prettiest out of my 3 drakes, but he does have a bad habit of pecking my leg when i walk away, funny thing is all i have to do is turn around and he stops and wags his little tail. I got him along with my other drakes as ducklings.
  2. CourtCalee
    5/5,
    "Favorite Ducky"
    Pros - Docile, Happy, Easy to Maintain, Loving, Smart, Personable.
    Cons - Attention Needy
    "Ducky" our Cayuga is my favorite out of all our ducks (we have pekins, rouens, and muscovys). She follows me everywhere and even comes running when I yell to her. She will even snuggle me. She gets along great with our other ducks but is always the first one to great me at the door. Very personable and easy going. If I leave her by herself she can get upset but quickly comes running to either myself or the other ducks.
    Purchase Price:
    30.00
    Purchase Date:
    042017
  3. ljmecham2001
    5/5,
    "Best ducks ever!!!"
    Pros - Very quiet, non-flyers, very pretty
    When I got my first pair of Cayuga's, I instantly fell in love, they are extremely cute as ducklings and beautiful as adults. My Cayuga's are my #1 favorite ducks, and I would recommend them to anyone!!!
    Overall:
    5
    Purchase Price:
    4.85
    Purchase Date:
    2015-03-16

User Comments

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  1. MartinsPoultry
    Love Cayuga's, such a gorgeous breed with lots of personality. The two that I own give my herding dog a run for her money, the hen sasses her and the drake will minorly charge her.
  2. Camp Olsen
    I bought 2 what I though were Cayuga. One is and one I think is a Swedish? Furthermore do they have angel wings? I can't figure out how to post photos from my iPhone...
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  4. hellbender
    Three cheers for the fantastic Muscovy. No other breed of 'duck' can compare...JMHO
  5. JMwolfHorse1
    Sorry you had to sell him! I love and favor Cayugas above all Ducks! Gizmo is a great name! My old rabbit owner named our rabbit Gizmo, but he never listened to that name. AT ALL! So I renamed him Timothy!
  6. hedylaymore
    Sounds like a good pet. What do you do about the duck poop?
  7. RavensRansom
    Haven't read that they flock with any new bird, that's a bonus since it would make adding to the flock less stressful. Don't plan on eating them so plucking wouldn't be a problem. I want them for their beauty & eggs, and any incidental hilarity that they provide.
  8. RavensRansom
    I'll be watching for your updates.
    I've never been interested in ducks before I found these in someone's post. Their beautiful color was the first thing I liked, but the more I read about them the more I think I'll be saying the same about them being a "... good choice in picks for my first duck flock. :) "
  9. RavensRansom
    Being wary of humans bearing gifts is a point in their favor with me. That attitude would make it harder for thieves to take off with them.
  10. Bo Garrett
    Gentle is a relative term when related to waterfowl. While there are some that are more gentle than others most could care less to be handled or for that fact even approached by humans. My cayugas were never gentle, however they would approach to be fed but that was it and they had one eye on me at all times when eating. They will settle down some but don't expect them to be pets.

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