The Duclair duck is a dual purpose duck breed named after the town of Duclair in Normandy. It is a type of Rouen duck and is also described as being similar to the Swedish Blue. Official standards were established for the Duclair on November 23, 1923.
Males weigh up to 6.6 pounds (3.0 kg) and females up to 5.5 pounds (2.5 kg). There are two color varieties; a black and a blue. Both have a single white feather on each wing and a white bib. Eggs have a blue-green shell. Duclair ducks are considered table ready at 8 weeks old.
- "Duclair Ducks". Cook's Info. Retrieved May 15, 2015.
- "Duclair Ducks". FeatherSite. Retrieved May 15, 2015.
- Gugino, Sam (December 31, 2005). "Heritage of Taste". Heritage Foods USA. Archived from the original on September 21, 2010. Retrieved May 15, 2015.
- "The Duclair Ducks" (PDF). The New York Times. November 23, 1879. Retrieved May 15, 2015.
|This duck article is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|