This duck breed developed from a pair of wild ducks that a miller found on his pond in 1809. Later, descendents of those birds were brought to Cayuga County, New York, where they quickly gained popularity as table birds and for their ability to lay many eggs. Although it is difficult to clean and prepare due to its dark feathers, the meat is intensely flavorful. Cayuga duck eggs can be used for general eating and baking purposes and the whites are firmer than chicken eggs. The bird was a leading commercial variety until the 1890's, when the Peking duck started to dominate duck markets in big cities. Today, the bird is classified as "threatened" on the American Livestock Breeds Conservancy list.
At Sweet Morning Farm we raise a wide variety of vegetables, fruits and flowers, plus chickens and ducks. Most of what we grow is sold via CSA shares or through direct sales of eggs and off season produce here at the farm. We use organic, sustainable methods and focus on growing heirloom varieties and heritage breeds. (more...)
All the fowl are fed Certified Organic freshly milled grains. We custom mix these organic grains with organic seeds, Icelandic Kelp and minerals. Our feed is SOY FREE, without Antibiotics or Hormones. They also graze on a mixture of fruits, berries, veggies and greens grown in their organic yard. They are free range and pastured. (more...)
We are a small, family farm utilizing ORGANIC practices in raising our food and animals. We have a mixed flock of chickens and sell brown, green, white and chocolate eggs in a mixed (not graded) dozen. (more...)
At Stuart Farm, our goal is to provide a happy and natural environment for our animals. Whether it is the cows, chickens, geese, or bees, we do all we can to make sure they are happy and have the life they were meant to have. (more...)
Stonewall Acres is a 22 acre, first generation- family owned and operated farm - located in Central Virginia, just 15 minutes outside of Lynchburg. We are focused on farming in the most ecologically friendly way and seek to use natures symbiotic relationships to our advantage. (more...)
Stone Quarry House offers luxurious solar-powered eco-friendly lodging for visitors to Ithaca, and Omega-3 rich eggs from heritage breeds of chickens and ducks: Buff Orpington and Jersey Giant chickens; Cauyga ducks and Blue Indian Runner ducks. The chickens are hardy and calm, good layers throughout the cooler months. (more...)