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.
Also thank you for such a quick response, you are by far one of the best agricultural companies that I have ever dealt with.
I just received my 2 White Crested ducks and I'm extremely happy worth my purchase and the way they were packaged. Thank you so much!
Very impressive on your way of customer services and also website information. It gives us full of support for our first try of waterfowl raising.
Hi, I just wanted you to know that the ducks arrived at the post office as stated. There names are Donald and Daisy! We are so happy to have those little guys! I also want to take this time to Thank you...it was a pleasure doing business with you guys. It was such a smooth transaction, no worries at all.
I delightfully received my Sebastopol gosling and white crested ducking. They are so beautiful, strong and healthy. I want to thank you for your patience and advice when helping me choose my precious pets. The lady I spoke with was a tremendous help.
Thank you very much for your prompt, detailed answers of all my questions. You and your hatchery are class act people! The only hatchery I will be buying from!
Thank you so much for the very healthy Welsh Harlequins they are doing wonderful only regret I have is not getting a bigger order!
I just wanted to drop in and say I ordered a Buff trio and 2 Welsh Harlequin ducks from you and I could not be happier! They are growing up very nice! I will buy again. Thank you!
Thank you so much for your response and time. I ended up taking her to the vet today and got antibiotics and anti-inflammatory for her. The vet also knew about Metzer Farms and said he would recommend ordering from you.
You all are my favorite hatchery. Excellent, stellar customer service and wonderful healthy babies.
Hi, just informing that the ducks arrived early this am and seems to be fine. Thank you for doing a great job. We are looking forward to seeing them grow as family pets and producing eggs to feed our family.
I just wanted to take a moment to email you guys and let you know that I am so happy with my decision to purchase hatching eggs from you. With a great deal of hesitation I ordered eggs and to my surprise candled all 11 eggs tonight and every single one had the beginning stages of a developing embryo.
Just wanted to let you know the ducklings arrived this morning and all were well. They were eating and drinking almost immediately after I took them out of the box. Thank you for the nice selection and for the extra baby.
All ducks had telltale green grogel beacks, so I know they all made use of it en route. Thanks again for my lovely starter flock!
Thank you so much for your VERY informative video on sexing ducks and geese! My geese are hatching out now and I feel more confident after watching your video on my abilities to check them out when they are all hatched out!