Pekin duck or American Pekin is one of the most popular duck breeds for commercial production and in this article, we are going to explain the details.
American Pekin Duck History and Origin
Yi and Yu-Ping (1980), stated that the Pekin duck is native to the northwest of Beijing in China, where its exploitation has been carried out for many centuries, although it was improved in the US and Europe, it is the best-known breed of ducks to world level.
In their natural environment, they are commonly found in fast-flowing waters in which they thrive thanks to their great swimming ability.
American Pekin Breed Characteristics
The female is of high posture, especially if she is selected for it. Her skin is yellow and her flesh is white.
The color is bright orange bill and reddish...