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 received 5 duck eggs about a month ago. I followed your instructions on incubating duck eggs, I turned them 7 times in the beginning and then decreased as the days went on but always turned 3 times a day. So 28 days went by and all 5 ducks hatched! I even called your office during the hatching process and the staff always eager to help answer any questions I had.
Thanks for your amazing customer service and for breeding such gorgeous and exceptional ducklings. All the ducklings you sent us are doing fantastically!
My order arrived healthy and vigorous!! Excellent work AGAIN!! Many thanks.
After a little panicking, I got a call on day 3 that my babies were here! I was expecting some losses...but when I peeled back the lid..I had 10 unhappy (who wouldn't be after that trip) but healthy ducklings squinting into the light! We got home and they got settled into their brooder, started drinking right away and are running around, happy to be done with their travels!
The average live weight of the 200 ducklings we market is over eight pounds at seven weeks.
Just an update to let you know my little ducks arrive in great shape and are doing well. This made my granddaughters day and she has been the mommy figure to these little guys and gals since their arrival. Very happy with the purchase.
Just wanted to thank you so much for our ducks. They all arrived healthy and in good condition. The enjoyment these ducks bring is immeasurable. Your duck farm will be at the top of our list for ordering our future ducks!
Hello. Thank you for your excellent service. The ducks and geese arrived in great shape and they are still doing fine. The postal service did a good job delivering them. Thank you for the extra birds.
Your ducks are right at twice as big in virtually the same number of weeks as the previous ducks I was raising. You have some very impressive duck genetics. Very happy customer: Keep up the good work.
On behalf of the children and teachers, I would like to report that we have veins in our eggs! The candling experience was absolutely beautiful. There were goosebumps and smiles of pure joy. We are so grateful you pushed us to move forward because this experience is absolutely beautiful.
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.
Eggs arrived yesterday! So fast and so beautiful. Clearly labeled. Thank you! I can't say enough good things about you guys! From phone order to hatching!
I do sincerely appreciate everyone at your farm taking time out of their busy day to always be kind enough to answer my questions. To get an answer back to me on this right away only shows your professionalism.
All were strong and lively (and noisy and eager to eat and play in water) on arrival and thrived from the start. This has been such a pleasant experience. I am going to place an additional order for Runner ducklings. I have recommended you to everyone I meet who is interested in ducks, geese or turkeys.
The White Layers I bought earlier this year are fantastic layers! They began to lay just when you said they would and are still laying strongly after 6 months.