Cayugas - Meat or Egg class for the fair?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by kayla_sayswa, May 26, 2011.

  1. kayla_sayswa

    kayla_sayswa Songster

    Feb 11, 2010
    Western Wisconsin
    My daughter is taking some of our new ducks to the fair this year. They classes are split into the following category:
    1) meat duck
    2) egg duck
    3) bantam duck
    4) any other standard
    5) cross bred duck

    We will have Welsh Harlequins, Indian Runners, Cayugas, and mini-silver apple yards.

    She can only enter one per category. Which would you pick for meat and which would you pick for egg? I did buy show quality ducklings from Holderreads.
  2. DarkWolf

    DarkWolf Songster

    Nov 11, 2008
    Murray Kentucky
    Welsh Harlequins are dual purpose as are Cayuga. I'd do the WH in egg class and the Cayuga in meat. Not sure where that leaves the Indian Runner though.

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