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Ancona Duck

Scientific name: Anas platyrhynchos domesticus

Country / Place of origin: United Kingdom

History: The Ancona Duck was developed in the United Kingdom in the early 1900's. It was probably created by crossing the Indian Runner Duck with the Belgian Huttegen Duck. The Ancona is a dual purpose breed which lays between 210 - 280 white eggs a year.

According to the American Livestock Breeds Conservancy (ALBC), the population of Ancona Duck is considered to be "critical".

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Owners say:
Wonderful:
large white eggs, companion ducks
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bnaqqimanco
I acquired "Anna" as an egg that was in a batch of In...
Review by: bnaqqimanco (34) June 27, 2013 23:38
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Nwranch
We found our Ancona duck right after Easter wandering...
Review by: Nwranch (0) October 13, 2009 16:07
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Habitat (2 videos)
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Ancona ducks taking a swim
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Ancona Ducks love snow
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Care / Feeding (2 videos)
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Saving Ancona Ducks
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Ancona Ducks eating Snails
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8 Week old Ancona Duck...ling?
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Learn About (2 videos)
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Boondockers AnconaKickstarter
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Ancona Duck
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