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Ancona Ducks

Ancona ducks are an American breed of waterfowl, Having been developed using several breeds, Such as the Dutch Hookbill and Indian Runner.

Current Colors working towards Standard: Black/White, Chocolate/White, Lavender/White and Blue/White.

Other colors are also in the works such as Tri-Colored (Pied) the genetic throwback from their Runner duck ancestry and colors like Silver and Lilac which are dilutions using blue, lavender and chocolate.

This breed is active yet docile in temperament

Weight:       Drake: 6.5 lbs.                     Hen: 5.5 lbs.

Broody: Yes

Egg Color: White, Green/Blue

Egg Size: Extra Large - Jumbo

Egg Production: Fair

APA - Recognized: No, Standard in progress.

Black / White