Other Eggcellent Layers

Looking to compare different features of poultry? Look no further. These are some of the breed facts about all of our other poultry including, ducks, guinea fowl, peafowl and turkeys. Click the name of the poultry type to view photos, purchase or learn more about that breed. Click here for a comparison of chicken breeds in alphabetical order.

Poultry Type Egg Production County of Origin Egg Color Purpose Weight Hen Weight Drake/Cock/Tom APA
Ancona Ducks Excellent 210 – 280 eggs yearly England White, Cream or Blue Egg Laying and Exhibition 7 lbs 8 lbs No
Golden 300 Hybrid Layer Duck Excellent 200-290 eggs per year Hybrid Breed White Egg Laying 4.5 lbs 5.75 lbs No
White Layer Duck Excellent 200-290 eggs per year Hybrid Breed White Egg Laying 4.5 lbs 5.75 lbs No
Khaki Campbell Duck Excellent 165-210 England White Egg Laying and Exhibition 3.5 lbs 4.5 lbs Yes, Recognized by the Standard of Perfection
Rouen Duck Excellent 140 – 180 France Blue Green to near white Egg Laying, Meat and Exhibition 5 lbs 7.25 lbs Yes, Recognized by the Standard of Perfection
Silver Appleyard Duck Very Good 120-175 per year England White Egg Laying, Meat and Exhibition 7 lbs 9 lbs Yes, Recognized by the Standard of Perfection
Saxony Duck Very Good 110 -175 yearly Germany White with occasional gray Egg Laying, Meat and Exhibition 6.5 lbs 8.5 lbs Yes, Recognized by the Standard of Perfection
Blue Runner Duck Very Good 100-180 eggs per year Indonesia White Egg Laying and Foraging 3.25 lbs 4 lbs Yes, Recognized by the Standard of Perfection
Chocolate Runner Duck Very Good 100-180 eggs per year Indonesia White Egg Laying and Foraging 3.25 lbs 4 lbs Yes, Recognized by the Standard of Perfection
Black Runner Duck Very Good 100-165 per year Indonesia White Egg Laying and Exhibition 3.25 lbs 4 lbs Yes, Recognized by the Standard of Perfection
Fawn and White Runner Duck Very Good 100-165 per year Indonesia White Egg Laying, Meat and Exhibition 3.25 lbs 4 lbs Yes, Recognized by the Standard of Perfection
Jumbo Pekin Duck Great 140 -175 yearly China Mostly White with occasional gray Egg Laying, Meat and Exhibition 9 lbs 13.5 lbs Yes, Recognized by the Standard of Perfection
White Pekin Duck Great 140 -175 yearly China White Egg Laying, Meat and Exhibition 9 lbs 10 lbs Yes, Recognized by the Standard of Perfection
Buff Duck Great 130-185 yearly England Mostly White with occasional gray Egg Laying, Meat and Exhibition 5 lbs 6.25 lbs Yes, Recognized by the Standard of Perfection
Black Swedish Duck Great 130-180 yearly Germany Mostly White with occasional gray Egg Laying, Meat and Exhibition 5 lbs 6.25 lbs Yes, Recognized by the Standard of Perfection
Blue Swedish Duck Good 120-185 yearly Germany Mostly White with occasional gray Egg Laying, Meat and Exhibition 5 lbs 6.25 lbs Yes, Recognized by the Standard of Perfection
Welsh Harlequin Duck Good 100-150 a year Wales White Egg Laying and Exhibition 4.5 lbs 5.5 lbs Yes, Recognized by the Standard of Perfection
White Crested Duck Good 100 -130 yearly Holland White Egg Laying, Meat and Exhibition 6 lbs 7.25 lbs Yes, Recognized by the Standard of Perfection
Cayuga Duck Good United States (New York) Black to White later in season Egg Laying and Exhibition 7 lbs 8 lbs Yes, Recognized by the Standard of Perfection
Mallard Duck Good North America White Meat and Exhibition 2.25 lbs 2.5 lbs Yes, Recognized by the Standard of Perfection
White African Guinea Good between 60-100 Western Africa Dark and Spotted Egg Laying 3-4 lbs 4-5 lbs Yes, Recognized by the Standard of Perfection
Pearl Grey Guinea Good between 60-100 March to August Western Africa Dark and Spotted Egg Laying and Meat 3-4 lbs 4-5 lbs Yes, Recognized by the Standard of Perfection
Royal Purple Guinea Good between 60-100 March to August Western Africa Dark and Spotted Egg Laying, Meat and Exhibition 3-4 lbs 4-5 lbs Yes, Recognized by the Standard of Perfection
Lavender Guinea Good between 60-100 March to August Western Africa Dark and Spotted Egg Laying, Meat and Exhibition 3-4 lbs 4-5 lbs Yes, Recognized by the Standard of Perfection
Peafowl Poor 3-28 eggs per year starting in March India Buff to White Ornamental 6-8 lbs 8-13 lbs No
Black Slate Turkey Poor North America Off White with brown specks Egg Laying, Meat and Exhibition 14 lbs 23 lbs Yes
Black Spanish Turkey Poor North America Off White with brown specks Egg Laying, Meat and Exhibition 14 lbs 23 lbs Yes
Blue Slate Turkey Poor North America Off White with brown specks Egg Laying, Meat and Exhibition 14 lbs 23 lbs Yes
Bourbon Red Turkey Poor North America Off White with brown specks Egg Laying, Meat and Exhibition 14 lbs 23 lbs Yes
Broad Breasted Bronze Turkey Poor North America Off White with brown specks Meat 21 lbs 29 lbs Yes, Recognized by the Standard of Perfection
Broad Breasted White Turkey Poor North America Off White with brown specks Meat 22 lbs 34 lbs Yes, Recognized by the Standard of Perfection
Bronze Heritage Standard Turkey Poor North America Off White with brown specks Egg Laying, Meat and Exhibition 14 lbs 23 lbs Yes
Narragansett Turkey Poor North America Off White with brown specks Egg Laying, Meat and Exhibition 14 lbs 23 lbs Yes
Royal Palm Turkey Poor North America Off White with brown specks Laying Eggs and Exhibition 10 lbs 16 lbs Yes, Recognized by the Standard of Perfection