Pekin Duck

About the Pekin Duck

A Pekin duck is a breed of domesticated duck. They were originally bred from the Mallard in China and brought to the United States in 1873.

Adult Pekin Ducks have white plumage, while Pekin hatchlings have bright yellow plumage.

Two famous Pekin Ducks are Donald Duck and the mascot of the Aflac insurance company

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Details & Statistics

Added to Birdorable
Hatched on 14 August 2007
Scientific Name
Anas domesticus
  • Anseriformes
  • Anatidae
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Measurements
Units: Imperial / Metric
15 inches
Range

International Names

Danish And
Dutch Peking Eend
French Canard colvert (forme domestique)
German Pekingente
Italian Pechino
Norwegian Pekinand
Polish Kaczki Pekinskiej
Spanish Pato doméstico
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