Raising Ducklings and Goslings

Buff Geese, Cayuga and Mallard Ducks

Welsh Harlequin Ducks

Welsh Harlequin Duck Adults

Video of Welsh Harlequin Ducks
Price List for Welsh Harlequin
Quantity 1 - 24 25 - 59 60 - 119 120 +
Straight Run $6.34 $5.52 $4.95 $3.83
Sexed: Males or Females $8.39 $7.57 $7.00 $5.88

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The table below shows the availability of Welsh Harlequin for the next four months.
To view the availability of all the breeds we offer, please see our Hatching Dates Table.
Dec 11 Dec 18 Dec 25 Jan 1 Jan 8 Jan 15 Jan 22 Jan 29 Feb 5 Feb 12 Feb 19 Feb 26 Mar 5 Mar 12 Mar 19 Mar 26

The Welsh Harlequin is a fairly new breed, developed by Leslie Bonnett in Wales from two off-colored Khaki Campbell ducklings in 1949. They came to the United States in 1968 and were accepted into the American Poultry Association in 2001 in the Light Duck class. They are becoming a very popular breed due to their multipurpose characteristics. They have excellent egg production abilities due to their Khaki Campbell background yet retain the instinct to sit and hatch a nest full of ducklings. They are calm, inquisitive and excellent foragers. They seem to be the calmest bird on our farm.

They can also make an outstanding dressed bird as their under-feathers are almost exclusively white making their carcass as pretty as a pure white bird. Interestingly, they can be sexed after hatching with 90% accuracy by their bill color. Darker bills mean a male and lighter bills ending in a dark spot are normally females. Within several days this distinction disappears. They are also a beautiful bird, especially the feather patterns and colors on the adult females.
There are two variations of Welsh Harlequins: Silver and Gold. Ours are the more common Silver variety.

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

Welsh Harlequin

Welsh Harlequin

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