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on April 16, 2020

Olinday Farms produces duck eggs for American consumers

A third-generation farmer explains how his family’s operation has increased their sales of ducklings and managed to sell duck eggs for human consumption

Metzer Farms was started in 1972 by Olin Metzer when he began using ducks to control the snails in his sheep pastures.

He later began selling ducklings to local feed stores and duck eggs to the local Asian market. His son, John Metzer, came back to the farm in 1978…

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