Peixian Duck Breeding Area--Jiangsu
- Description: Peixian is located in the far north of Jiangsu province, with four distinct seasons, the annual average temperature in Peixian is 13.9 ℃, so is suitable for breeding duck all year long
Peixian is located in the far north of Jiangsu province, with four distinct seasons, the annual average temperature in Peixian is 13.9 ℃, so is suitable for breeding duck all year long. Peixian ranks first in duck breeding in China, and is national named "hometown of duck". In February of 2008, Peixian was approved as a "national standard demonstration zone of high-quality duck breeding."
Currently, Peixian has built more than 12,000 duck sheds, 159 large-scale breeding areas with a breeding scale of 100,000 ducks, initially formed a perfect marketing system with a large wholesale market as the leader, and with Shanghai, Beijing, Nanjing and other major cities as the windows. Peixian duck occupies nearly one third market share in Nanjing all year round. Peixian put into operation more than 30 duck slaughtering enterprises, the annual slaughter and processing capacity is 100 million ducks. In 2007,Peixian raised 120 million ducks, has 22 duck processing enterprises, of which the annual processing capacity breakthrough 100 million ducks, the total output of duck industry is nearly RMB 5 billion yuan.
With the processing capacity of leading enterprises growing, the production scale expands bigger and bigger, Peixian products more and more duck products, in addition to legs, wings, chest, gizzards, tongue, neck, head, claws and other primary processed duck products, Peixian also developed Stewed duck in soy sauce, roasted duck, oil burned duck, microwave burned duck, and other duck products providing for the supermarkets in many big cities. Furthermore, brand "Huaying Duck" broken through the blockade of the green barriers and enter the Europe market, get an annual foreign exchange more than 3 million U.S. dollars.