American Pekin ducks are a multi-purpose duck, which is used for egg and meat production, as well as ornamental purposes for hobby farms and ponds.
- Pekin ducks can weigh approximately 8-9 pounds when fully mature.
- The lifespan of Pekin ducks is 8-12 years.
- Pekin ducks are prolific egg layers, but are horrible egg sitters.
Anas platyrhynchos domesticus
|Range||Southeast Asia, England, & North America|
|Conservation status||Not Evaluated|
|Zoo location||The Loop|
*Please note that Fury is a rescue duck and was born with one eye and is 90% blind. If you have any questions or concerns please contact the Zoo or talk to a staff member to learn more about Fury's story during your visit!