Welcome to Metzer Farms. We are a family-owned farm and hatchery that has been in business since 1972. We control all aspects of nutrition, breeding, selection, incubation, and hatching to ensure you the highest quality of day-old birds.
We specialize in waterfowl, hatching 19 breeds of ducks (Pekin, Jumbo Pekin, Mallard, Rouen, Khaki Campbell, Blue Swedish, Black Swedish, Buff, Cayuga, Welsh Harlequin, White Crested, Fawn & White Runner, Black Runner, Blue Runner, Chocolate Runner, Saxony, Silver Appleyard, Golden 300 Hybrid, and White Layer) and 16 breeds of geese (Embden, Toulouse, Buff Toulouse, White Chinese, Brown Chinese, Pilgrim, Buff, Tufted Buff, African, Super African, French Toulouse, Large Dewlap Toulouse, Sebastopol, Roman Tufted, Classic Roman, Tufted Toulouse). We also hatch French Pearl Guineas and Ringneck Pheasants,
as well as three strains of meat chickens (Cornish Cross, Rolin S, and Big Sur).
It is easy for you to enjoy the thrill of raising a baby duckling or gosling into adulthood. Our minimum order quantity is two ducklings or goslings so you do not have to raise more birds than you want. We also hatch ducks year round. Whereas most hatcheries stop hatching in June or July, we hatch Pekin and Mallard year round and our other breeds of ducks from February through early December. The season for the geese, guineas, and pheasants is in the spring and early summer. Our chickens are hatched year round for those of you wanting to grow chickens commercially for your local restaurants or farmers' markets.
I ordered 4 Muscovy ducklings. I was apprehensive because 1. I've never mail ordered live animals before and 2. I live on the East Coast. I just received them this morning. Let me tell you, they are happy, healthy, and cute as a button! A dream come true for my 15 year old step daughter.
The ducklings arrived early this morning, the post office let me come to the back door at 7:30am! They seem totally healthy and very lively. Thank you so much! I'll be sure to recommend you in the future.
The birds arrived in great(perfect!)condition this morning, thank you so much! I will definitely order from you again!
Thank you for the info you have given us. 5 of the 8 eggs hatched! Your patience and time are greatly appreciated! They are all eating, drinking, peeping and active. My kids are so happy!
We bought 5 Welsh Harlequin ducklings from you last Spring. We couldn't believe how productive they are. We were getting 5 eggs a day through the coldest part of the year, when the chickens weren't laying as well. These are also very nice pets, and not as skittish as some other ducks we've had. I don't know when we'll need more ducks, but we'll be sure to get them from you when we do.
I received my ducklings las Wednesday. They all (3 Buff and 5 Runner ducks) arrived in great shape-strong, alert and active. Thank you for providing such wonderful and entertaining little ducks.
We received our ducklings and goslings last Wednesday at the post office. They came in great shape and are healthy and happy. I'm so thrilled with them. They are growing nicely and we will order again from you.
I adore the ducks. They are gorgeous and well tempered. We ordered two Sebastopol geese and they are hilarious. They spread their wings to herd the rest of the flock. I had no idea how much fun they would be.
This order was fulfilled today. Three of the most beautiful happy ducklings I ever saw. Thank you.
I just wanted to let you know we received our ducks last Wednesday morning and could not be more pleased. They both just love to snuggle, it made it very hard to give them away. I am having duck withdrawls. But they made the perfect gift for my nephews 30th birthday and house warming party. They were the hit of the party!
YOU GUYS DESERVE AN AWARD! IVE NEVER DEALT WITH SUCH A GREAT COMPANY. Thank you
For several years as a teacher, I ordered fertile duck eggs from Metzer Farms and hatched them in my classroom. The children were always enthusiastic about the process and thrilled to see the ducklings hatch. A successful hatch has been a common experience with eggs from Metzer Farms.
My waterfowl arrived safe this morning. They left you at 7:00am Monday and I received a phone call today Wednesday at 7:15am. Everyone is fine and now eating and drinking. We are all happy now. They are just beautiful.
Just wanted to let you know that I got 12 very healthy and active duckling this morning. They had consumed all of their Gro-Gel and were looking for food and water. Thank you very much. I was a little nervous about the shipping aspect, but they came right on time and this worked out great.
I ordered a trio of French Toulouse from you in June of this year. I just wanted to write and tell you how impressed I am with them! They arrived all bright eyed and running around. They had devoured every single piece of grogel in the box.