- Unnamed ducks owned by Gladys Blackbeard
- South Africa (Grahamstown)
The oldest domestic ducks on record were a pair owned by Gladys Blackbeard of Grahamstown, South Africa. They had been given to her in 1917 by a young soldier, and in June 1966 they celebrated their 49th birthday. Moreover, they were still in good health except for their failing eyesight.