Australian Spotted Ducks

Australian Spotted Ducks (Dendrocygna Guttata)

The name Australian Spotted Ducks, Dendrocygna Guttata is one of the few breeds of domesticated ducks that originated in the United States. 

An Australian Spotted Ducks Resting
An Australian Spotted Ducks Resting

John C. Kriner and Stanley Mason of Pennsylvania developed this breed by crossbreeding Mallards, Pintails, and various Australian wild ducks for several years before selecting the desired specimens.

The first exhibit of the Australian Spotted Duck occurred in 1928.


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