RANGE: South America.
HABITAT:Shallow inland waters with lush vegetation; also lakes in marsh areas and heaths.
GENERAL INFO:This decorative duck is recommended for an avairy and garden pond.
A.penelope -Europen Wigeon- They live in Europe and Turkey.
A.americana -American Wigeon- They live in America.
DESCRIPTION:They are medium sized ducks . It is easy to breed them. They build nests in thick grass or other leafy plants and also accept nest boxes.
AVAIRY POSITION:Well planted 10m2 avairy with a pond.
FEEDING: Corn, wheat, oats, rye, millet, milo , stale bread, potatoe, greens and pellet feeds.
BREEDING AGE: First year.
BREEDING SEASON: April.
NUMBER OF EGGS IN A YEAR: 8-10 eggs.
INCUBATION PERIOD: 24-25 days.