Variety of Duck

Loughrea, Co. Galway

There are a few varieties of duck including Indian Runners and Common Ducks. Indian Runners are good layers and are mostly table fowl. It is hens that always hatch ducks, rarely that ducks hatch. When the small ducks hatch, they should not be let into the yard for a while. Hey are fed on meal and water.

Collector: Martin Kelly

Informant: Unknown

Place: Loughrea, Co. Galway

Tags: Ducks

Footnote: Duchas, http://www.duchas.ie

This page was added on 13/05/2017.

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