William Cook of England created the orpington duck. He used Cayuga, Runner and Aylesbury ducks to create it. The Buff Orpington was first accepted into the American Standard of Perfection in 1914. Buff is the only recognized colour in North America but there are other colours around the world.
- Breed Colors/Varieties:
- The only colour recognized in North America is Buff.
- Breed Size:
- Large Fowl