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Abacot Ranger Duck Breed Profile

Abacot Ranger Duck Breed Profile

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The Abacot Ranger Duck is a breed of domestic duck, initially known as the Hooded Ranger (“Ranger Duck” in Germany). A utilitarian breed, originally developed for eggs and meat, is popular today for display and egg production. The standard weight of the Abacot Ranger Duck is 3 kilograms (about 6.6 pounds) for a male duck and 2.5 kilograms (about 5.5 pounds) for a female duck. Abacot Ranger Duck History and Origin The Abacot Ranger Duck is a light breed of domestic duck of English origin but selected in Germany during the 20th century, with the aim of obtaining a good duck that produces both eggs and meat. It is a slender and elegant breed, with the typical lightweight of all egg breeds and a unique wild silvery color. This type of duck is widespread and raised throughout Europe, and is p...