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Pekin Ducks Using Nipple Waterers

Grimaud Hybrid Pekin Ducks

 
Price List for Grimaud Hybrid Pekin
Quantity 1 - 24 25 - 59 60 - 119 120 - 299 300 - 749 750 - 1199 1200 +
Straight Run $5.50 $4.65 $3.82 $3.28 $2.38 $2.16 $1.93
Sexed: Males or Females $7.55 $6.70 $5.87 $5.33 $4.43 $4.21 $3.98

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The table below shows the availability of Grimaud Hybrid Pekin for the next four months.
To view the availability of all the breeds we offer, please see our Hatching Dates Table.
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All our Pekin breeders are purchased from Grimaud Freres, a French poultry breeding company. Their first breeding efforts were with Muscovy and Mule ducks but quickly expanded to Pekin ducks, rabbits, geese, pigeons, turkeys and chickens. The strain of Pekin ducks we use is the Grimaud Hybrid Pekin, Strain 53. This is a fast growing, feed efficient duck. It is of 100% Pekin blood. It is called a hybrid as we cross males from their Line 50 with the females from their Line 30 to produce the commercial duckling we sell. The Line 50 ducks are a very large duck with outstanding meat characteristics. We sell from 5,000 to 12,000 ducklings per week of this strain for meat production. The Line 30 ducks are a good sized bird and lay a high number of fertile eggs.
Following is the standard production performance of the Grimaud Hybrid:

Age at slaughter, days49
Live weight, lbs.8.1
Eviscerated weight, lbs.5.26
Feed conversion2.29
Mortality, % 2.5
Breast filet, % 25.5


If you do not want as large a bird, you can process at a younger age. Some of my customers are processing at 41-42 days of age as they only want a 7 pound live weight bird.
We will send you a Commercial Duck Management Guide with your first order of 120 or more ducklings - just ask for it when you place your order.

To purchase hatching eggs for this breed, go to our Hatching Egg Page.


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