Saturday, January 15, 2011

Cayuga Duck : A Native American Duck

Cayuga is an origin American breed duck that has beautiful green beetle color. This bird is almost black in color include the bill and the feet. As where is gets name, The Cayuga origin is Cayuga Lake. Now the duck is everywhere.

Beside the black beautiful color, the duck is also care for its meat and egg. The drake is quite heavy, weighing three kilogram while the hen is two half kilograms. The hen produces big egg, which size is 50-60 grams or similar to Rhode Island Red eggs. Due the hen lays around 200 eggs in a year, it is good for laying egg duck. The hen will go broody.

Photo by : Fabio Verenesi

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