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Welsh Harlequin Ducks
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Welsh Harlequin Ducks


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Unsexed $10.40 $7.48 $5.77 $4.30 $3.91 $3.48
Males $7.85 $5.45 $4.24 $3.20 $2.91 $2.62
Females $14.47 $10.74 $8.21 $6.05 $5.49 $4.87
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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 are calm, inquisitive and excellent foragers. They seem to be the calmest bird on our farm.

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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.


 

Customer Reviews of Welsh Harlequin

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Dec 13, 2020 | Funny bird
We have our ducks as pets and we have a small flock. We named our girl Contessa. She was our first duck and she taught us a lot. She always says hi in the morning and gets into trouble. Standing on top of the nest box and figuring out how to escape from her duck house into the larger enclosure. We will always have this breed because of their great personality. She has also been a great layer.

Nov 19, 2020 | Adore these ducks!
This is our first time raising ducks. We chose this breed primarily for it’s calm, friendly, and inquisitive personality and we were not disappointed! They have completely endeared themselves to our whole family, as well as providing us with delicious eggs! We highly recommend Welsh Harlequins and Metzer Farms!

Nov 14, 2020 | Best Layers

By far the calmest and the best layers I have.  Love the color variations, they are very beautiful ducks.