Category: Nature Photography
Posted: June 28, 2020

at a lake near home

little Miss Campbell

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The Campbell duck originates from Uley in Gloucestershire. It was created by Mrs Adele Campbell who aimed to produce a fast maturing dual purpose utility duck for laying eggs and having good table qualities. She crossed a Rouen drake with a Fawn and White Indian Runner duck that was said (Lewis Wright?s Poultry) to have been an individual duck ?which exhibited the most remarkable laying powers? and in a letter from Mrs. Campbell herself to The Poultry World in 1901 says the Indian Runner laid 195 eggs in 197 days.
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