IMPORTANT NOTICE: The Poultry Industry is under extreme demand under the COVID-19 Pandemic. While YOU WILL BE ABLE TO PICK UP YOUR ORDERS FROM THE USPS DURING A SHELTER-IN-PLACE ORDER, we encourage you to copy and paste the following into your search bar to check availability before ordering. ** Response times from our Customer Experience Team are slower-than-normal under the demand as well. PLEASE ONLY REACH OUT TO US ONE TIME AND BE PATIENT FOR A RESPONSE. Multiple contacts will timestamp your ticket with the most recent time and will move you to the bottom of the list each time. *** We appreciate your cooperation and patience while we work to get your birds to arrive to you happy and healthy. Thank you.


Welsh Harlequin Ducklings


Starting at: $9.56


Select Gender

Estimated Hatch Date
CanNOT ship to North Dakota


Qty Discounts New Price
1-24$9.56 25-119$8.02 120+$7.64
* Discounts may vary based on options above

Welsh Harlequin Ducklings Details

Baby Welsh Harlequin Ducklings

Hatching February to November.

Small but productive, Welsh Harlequins have many attributes that recommend them. They provide lean meat, plenty of eggs, and they are beautiful.

Production: Welsh Harlequins will lay 160-190 white to greenish eggs per year, and weigh 4.5 - 5.5 pounds at maturity.

Temperament: Welsh Harlequins are both curious and calm. They like to forage, but will also sit on their nests.

History: Welsh Harlequins are a relatively new breed. They were developed by Leslie Bonnett in 1949, and were accepted into the American Poultry Association's Standard of Perfection in 2001. The breed originated with two mutant Khaki Campbells, which is the reason Welsh Harlequins are such good layers.

Almost any description you find of Welsh Harlequins will include the word "beautiful." They are fairly small, but have gorgeous coloring. Though small, they have nicely balanced bodies, with wide-spaced legs.

Welsh Harlequins were first introduced to the US in 1968, but by the 1980s, there were only two small flocks. Breeders began importing adult birds in order to expand the gene pool. Some flock keepers with pasture suggest that Welsh Harlequins may be more susceptible to predators due to the combination of their light color and small size.

Colors: Describing this breed is challenging. Drakes are more colorful than females, and have dark, greenish colored heads, with chestnut, cream, white, and brown appearing on other parts of the body. Females are cream-colored with brown stippling. Drakes have orange legs, and ducks have orange legs when they are young. As Welsh Harlequin females age, their legs turn brown.

Livestock Conservancy Status: Critical. At the last census there were only 188 breeding birds in the US. These birds are prolific layers, excellent table birds, and beautiful to look at, making them a practical addition to any back yard flock or farm yard.

Body Type: Welsh Harlequins have compact bodies, oval-shaped heads, and wide spaced legs.

Standard Weights: Old Male 5.5 lbs, Old Female 5 lbs, Young Male 5 lbs, Young Female 4.5 lbs

Classification: American Poultry Association Class: Light Duck

Product Tag(s):


Newsletter Signup

Sign up to receive important information on new breeds and availability.

Welsh Harlequin Ducklings

Welsh Harlequin Ducklings

This product is out of stock.

Please provide your email and we will notify you when available to order.