Pekins originated in China. This breed has been farmed since at least 2500 BC in the Beijing (formerly called Pekin) area of China The Pekin is now one of the most popular commercial ducks bred for meat. As adults they are White, and Cream. As ducklings they are Yellow. Their beaks range from pink to orange colors, and their feet are orange. Fully mature adult Pekin ducks weigh between 3.6 and 5 kilograms in captivity.