"We invite the community to get involved and participate in this annual fundraiser, which helps us to do so much good for our local and international community," said President Bill Donahue, also the Duck
Race committee chair.
Hundreds of decorated ducks
will head to a village this weekend with entertainment in mind.
The aptly named Duck
Inn will be serving ploughman lunches and among a number of open gardens available to visit.
Painted by artist Scot Storm of Freeport, Minnesota, the new Duck
Stamp will raise millions of dollars for habitat conservation to benefit wildlife and the American people.
"In addition, this year the duck
collectors had to wade up the river to retrieve ducks
that had got stuck.The river was low so some of the rocks had ducks
held behind them.
Whoever owns the duck
that reaches the net first wins a money prize.
Arkansas' status as one of the premier duck
hunting destinations in the country has been earned over decades, but a combination of factors produced a tougher-than-expected hunting season that some worry could portend a long-term trend.
She said,the duck
eggs and meat were an important source of quality protein for poor people in the villages.
For the other mixed clutches, none of Mandarin duck
eggs were removed, only two eggs were hatched but the ducklings did not survive.
The event will take the form of eight duck
race heats comprising 250 yellow ducks
in each, followed by a grand final of the fastest 25 from each race, with cash prizes to be won.
was spotted by a member of the public in the river near Brook Street in Ystrad, Pentre.
'These regions contributed about 62 percent to the country's total duck
production,' the PSA said.