Cayuga Duck Guide
The Cayuga duck is native to the USA and is an extremely popular breed of duck to buy. Cayuga ducks can be used for egg production, meat and as pets. This Cayuga duck guide will give you some information on how to feed and care for Cayuga ducks.
Cayuga Duck Characteristics
The Cayuga duck is a stunning shade of green which is where the duck got its name from the Cayuga Lake in New York. The breed developed in the late nineteenth century on Lake Cayuga.
Cayuga ducks have excellent quality meat so are highly sought after. They also have a beautiful appearance and breeding efficiency so they are pretty much the perfect duck.
Sadly in more recent years the Cayuga duck has been under threat and so it is now listed as being an endangered species.
Cayuga Duck Temperament
Cayuga ducks make excellent pets because there are docile and have relaxed personalities. These ducks require little intervention and have a quieter quack than most.
How to Keep Cayuga Ducks
To keep Cayuga ducks you need a good amount of space. If you have the room then these ducks are easy to look after as they require minimal maintenance. Cayuga ducks need to have access to plenty of water, if you do not have a pond then you should create an area where the ducks can splash and bathe.
Cayuga ducks will feed on insects like slugs and snails but you should also provide your ducks with duck feed especially when food is scarce.
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