· The Domestic Waterfowl Club of Great Britain
· The British Waterfowl Association"; $aka = ""; $history = ""; $characteristics = "This is the only breed of domestic duck that is not decended from the mallard, being technically almost a goose. They are also strange in the fact that they do not quack, but make a hissing sound instead (males sometimes sound like heavy breathers!). Females chirp to their offspring and they are the supreme goose egg broody."; $breed_tips = "Personality wise the nicest, daftest, stupidest sense of humour and clever with it . . . they communicate ways to escape / steal extra food etc . . . brilliant with dogs.

The fact that they are nearly silent can make them avery good choice if you have close neighbours. Sold often as a mutant cross as Barbary Duck . . . THE meat duck."; $purpose = ""; $classification = ""; $origin = "Mexico, Central, Southern America"; $egg_color = ""; $egg_numbers = ""; include "template_duck_breeds.php"; ?>