.... Our Breeds ....
Hilltop farms raises birds in a very eco-friendly environment. On site are a windmill, solar panels and a geothermal heating system. Birds are raised in many small, medium and two large flight pens (100 feet x100 feet) called the Amazon and the Nile. All our pens have constant flowing freshwater, numerous nesting boxes, vegetation, cover, shelter and top netting.
Ringed Teal Duck
Ringed Teal Duck Female
Ringed Teal Duck Male
Ringed Teal Duck
Ringed Teal Duck

The Ringed Teal duck is ideal for a beginner in this hobby. They can be kept in a mixed collection but since they are small ducks care should be taken that there are enough nest boxes. They prefer warm weather, but can adapt fairly well to cooler climates. The drake remains colorful year round. These birds can and mostly breed in their first year. Their breeding season is long produce a lot of eggs. Clutches consist of 6-8 eggs and are incubated for about 24 days. If the eggs are removed early in incubation the hen will often lay a second clutch.