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.
Just wanted to drop you an e-mail thanking you for the great customer service. Your reliability, professionalism, and prompt reply to email correspondence was awesome! My babies arrived safely chirping away, They seem to be very healthy, bright eyed, and amazingly energetic, especially since traveling a couple of thousand miles.
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!
I am taking the time to let you know I am pleased with your service, great prices, and organization. I love how when the post office messes something up with my order, you take responsibility and make it right by replacing or refunding any birds that did not make it.
They're great! I received my 10 little Welsh Harlequin ducklings yesterday morning. They were thirsty and hungry, but robust. I was worried about them yet they traveled well for newborns! They seem to be getting on really well. Thank you for making this easy!
I am in Anna, Texas and this was my first order with Metzer. My ducklings arrived early yesterday morning. They were all accounted for without a loss. I am pleased with my experience! I look forward to making future orders with Metzer Farms. I have spread the word about your family farm and will continue to do so!
We received our order this morning. They are cute little things and all made the trip alive. Thank you for the extra Buff... Glad to be doing business with you folks. You folks do a great Job!
We have always won with your geese and especially Jumbo Pekins. They just don't have much in WI for waterfowl. My order usually arrives with very low if any mortality considering it comes half way across the US. Thanks again.
Just received my 4 ducklings (2 Buff and 2 Welsh Harlequin)...was nervous about them making the trip healthy bu they all seem fine! Eating and drinking well...I live on the Eastern end of Long Island so they traveled a really long way!! So excited to be a duck mom! Thank you!
Ducks arrived this morning. All are alive and vocal. Thank you everyone for your help.
If my husband lets me sneak more into our new flock I'll order again and again from Metzer. Thank you! Thank you! Thank you! Great prices too for the service you offer.
We received our 6 Appleyards back on March 20th and could not be more thrilled with their growth and beauty. We've raised other breeds in the past and enjoyed them all, but none came close to these. Not only are the Appleyards lovely, they are noisy and hilarious, just what we love in a duck.
All the ducklings and goslings you arrived in great shape and alive. they have remained alive and full of energy and interest in their world.
Just wanted to say "Thank you" for my new Buff goslings. They arrived safely and are happily living under a warmer in my porch. They have already started following me around when I let them out of the pen and they are content to be held and petted. As always, great service! Wishing you the best this season and look forward to contacting you next spring for my next order.
I placed an order with you guys and received my ducklings this morning. Thank you so much for getting them to me so soon I love them they are adorable.