Oland Goose

The Oland Goose is a breed of domestic waterfowls that has a very primitive history, so much so that, nothing in particular is known about their exact origin. Developed in the Öland Island in Sweden, this is an extremely rare variety of geese, and has been declared as critically endangered. They are known for their typical white and grey coloration. Continue reading “Oland Goose”

Saxony Duck

The Saxony Duck is a breed of domesticated, very rare, crossbred ducks that was developed in Germany. The Saxony is not a very old breed, and is less than a century old, but is almost on its way to extinction. It was created mainly as a ‘dual-purpose’ breed – for the production of both meat and eggs. However, this colorful waterfowl is no less popular as a show bird, and is considered to be beautiful. The breed is suitable both as pets as well as for watching. Over the years, there have been a number of Saxony ducks winning at the waterfowl shows. Continue reading “Saxony Duck”

Pomeranian Duck

The Pomeranian Duck is a breed of very rare waterfowls, developed as a crossbreed in Germany. Known for its good looks and shimmering hues, this is a light duck breed that was primarily developed for both meat and eggs, and also as a pet breed. However, at present, they are mostly used for ornamental purposes, and are ideal as for domestic gardens and ponds. Continue reading “Pomeranian Duck”

Barbu d’Uccle

The Barbu dUccle is a breed of small-sized, ornamental chickens that originated in Belgium. They are true bantam chickens, since they do not have a larger counterpart. This breed has an incredibly good nature, and is famous in poultry farms and houses for their good looks. Barbu dUccle is not a meat or egg breed, but are mostly used in exhibitions and shows. Continue reading “Barbu d’Uccle”