Waterfowl

Waterfowl
Name: Muscovy Duck and Chinese Goose
Born: May 2013
Geboorteplaats: Maassluis
Breed: Muscovy Duck and Chinese Goose
Weight: 3000 - 4500 grams / 3500 grams
Height: 66 - 84 cm / 81 - 94 cm
Children: Ducks and geese lay eggs; the Muscovy Duck can lay up to 30 eggs per nest, but only 5 of these will grow into adult ducks.
Feed: Grass and water plants; in captivity, they also eat cereals.
Communication: Both the Muscovy Duck and the Chinese Goose are very watchful, as soon as they notice something going on in their environment they get extremely agitated. The calls are intended to warn each other.

 

De Helderse Vallei has been realized thanks to the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development: Europe invests in rural areas.