Raising ducks for eggs is a great alternative to chicken eggs. Read how to raise ducklings properly and what to expect when keeping ducks.
The Swedish duck breed is a medium-class duck with an average adult weight of 6.5 to 8 pounds. Currently, the only color variety of the Swedish that the American Poultry Association recognizes is the Blue Swedish.
The Khaki Campbell duck breed is a great duck to have for egg and meat production. Khaki Campbell ducks are great foragers and are active.
The Welsh Harlequin duck is a popular breed for its excellent laying ability, good mothering instincts, and calmer disposition.
Are you having a hard time deciding what breed of duck would work best for your homesteading needs? Check out this blog comparing common breeds offered.