The Pekin duck is the most popular breed for eating and they are the most common domestic duck. If managed carefully, they have excellent egg production too. The duck can be processed around 40 days old when it reaches around 7 lbs. The Pekin are calm, do not fly, and are not as motherly as other duck breeds.
Purpose: Dual-Purpose Production: 200 XX-Large White Eggs/Year Temperament: Calm, Active Mature Weight: 8-12 lbs. Hardiness: Cold and Heat Hardy Broodiness: Occasionally