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.
Willow Crossing Farm is an experimental and educational organic family farm. We grow a diversity of nuts, fruit trees, vines, berries, vegetables, medicinal and culinary herbs and teas, sell nursery plants, produce eggs and honey, and host a variety of educational programs. (more...)
Pinnacle Pastures Farm has been owned and operated by the family for over 60 years. Cody has taken over daily management of the farm which is certified organic. Additional rented acreage is in transition. No corn or soy is fed in poultry or swine diets. Preference is given to heritage breeds of livestock. (more...)
Pine. Mountain Homestead is nestled in the small town of Pine, CO at 8,500ft surrounded by serene nature. We thrive off compassionate care for our humanely raised goats, chickens, ducks and rabbits. We feed our herd and flock solely organic, non-GMO grains in addition to their free range forage. (more...)
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The Old Bluestone Wall Homestead is a small sustainable farm in Shohola, PA that raises heritage breed animals and heirloom fruits and vegetables in the most natural and organic way possible. We have fresh free-range chicken eggs available. Guinea eggs are available by request and duck eggs will be available this summer. (more...)
At Nonesuch Farm it is our goal to humanely raise, preserve, and protect heritage livestock, rare poultry and heirloom vegetables. These animals and plants have unique qualities that make them perfect for the homesteader and farmers using natural methods but seem to be disappearing as factory farming becomes the norm. (more...)