Hoover's Hatchery

We want to ensure that we get your order shipped as soon as possible, so we have temporarily increased our minimum chick and bantam quantity per breed and sex to 5. Our minimum per order is still 15 chicks and 20 bantams.


  • Silver Appleyard ducks are one of the best layers among the heavyweight ducks, averaging a whooping 220-265 eggs per year! These active foragers with calm temperaments tend to stay close to home if well fed. These beautiful ducks originated in England, developed by Reginald Appleyard, were brought to the US in the 1960's. Drakes head and neck are greenish black with the body a chestnut brown. Females are whitish with gray, brown, fawn and buff marking with the blue cross stripe on the wing. Adults weigh 8-9 lbs. APPROX. 220-265 LARGE to X-LARGE EGGS/YEAR
SEX 1-24 25+ qty
Unsexed $9.35 $9.15
Important: Minimum order is 15 ducks. You can mix breeds among ducks to make the minimum order. You cannot add other types of FOWL to make the minimum order for Ducks.
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