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Rouen

Amazing Ducks

A review on: Rouen
Welshies

Pros: Quiet, Calm, Beautiful, Can be tamed, Dual Purpose, Hardy, Very Instinctual, Alert, Raise Ducklings

Cons: May need water to breed, more instinctual than other breeds (more likely to be broody)

I love love love my Rouens!!!! They are adorable, quiet, calm, tame, easy keepers, hardy, and active foragers- did I mention adorable? I got mine at 4 weeks old. They had imprinted on each other. 4 Rouens and 2 Rouen crosses. Since then, I have fallen in love! They are 9 weeks old now, and have grown a lot. All their adult feathers are in, and the drake is eclipsing. They have been raised...
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funny, cute, Good overall
funny, cute, Good overall

Pearl Guinea

Pros: eats bugs and weeds, funny, will let you know when somethings not right.

Cons: Not smart.

Best Breed Ever!
Best Breed Ever!

Welsh Harlequin

Pros: Large, Tame, Good layers, Beautiful colors, Hardy

Cons: I can't think of anything!

Calm, curious, trainable and physically hardy
Calm, curious, trainable and physically hardy

Muscovy

Pros: Great mothering instincts, excellent foragers, calm and friendly demeanor, and temperature hardy

Cons: Males are very hormonal and territorial and require a larger female ratio

91 Results
African

African

“I must say when I first saw these geese in person I instantly fell in love with them they were so beautiful and let me just say intimidating! They weren't even being mean they were just so large and loud! My two goslings (9 months old)are just so protective of me and the rest of the flock they bite everyone and everything! They get an attitude with me sometimes but aren't brave enough yet to...” --poult

67% Positive Reviews
African Harlequin

African Harlequin

“ These birds are lovely. If you train them up well, they'll be your friend for life, and if not, they will refuse to fly or even boink if you clip them. They need quite exact conditions to get them to lay, but put them in a quiet spot with plenty of cover, and you will be rewarded with plenty of eggs, or even chicks. No matter what anyone tells you, they will not die if not kept...” --TehLizardKing

100% Positive Reviews
American

American

“ My pair of American Buffs are great.  They are characters.  I did not try to imprint them because I wanted them to have a fear of people.  They did not follow me when they were goslings, but now they want me out with them all of the time.  With a large pasture they have all the grass they could want and yet they still want me around.  If we let them out of the pasture...” --flockman

83% Positive Reviews
American Show Racer

American Show Racer

First bred in the early 1950s from racing homers.

American/Standard  Fantail Pigeon

American/Standard Fantail Pigeon

The fantail was first introduced to North America in the mid 1800's and soon became popular, original development was in Britain, but it was perfected in America, earnig the name “American” Fantail.

Ancona

Ancona

“ I've had Anconas for over a year now, after admiring them for awhile before then. I LOVE them. My two hens are fantastic egg-layers. Since they started laying early this spring, they hardly ever miss a day (except for my hen who went broody - she took a few weeks off during incubation, and then about 1-1/2 weeks after they hatched she is back at it!). They are also quite calm and friendly,...” --wordgirl

100% Positive Reviews
Aylesbury

Aylesbury

“I actually posted in a comment by mistake but I love my Aylesbury drake.  Absolutely adore him.   He has so much personality.  I had two brothers but lost one to a fox attack.  They are not aggressive, they love to wander around the garden, they shout a lot and dont like being on their own.  My boy needs a companion but i have to wait until Spring when its breeding...” --julia305

100% Positive Reviews
Barnyard Turkey

Barnyard Turkey

While not an actual breed, mixed breed turkeys have a great variety of color and resistance to disease.

Birmingham Rollers

Birmingham Rollers

“I have had Birmingham Rollers up till recently and have greatly enjoyed my experience with this breed. The birds that I had were very tolerant to myself and would eat off of my hand, and were hardy with Minnesota's weather. The best rollers that I had were the most intelligent and found other ways to sneak into their loft besides the traditional trap door. Some of them were rather flighty but,...” --Lofty Dreams

100% Positive Reviews
Black Swedish

Black Swedish

“I actually ordered blue swedish an got 1 blue an one black. The black is the female an shes very nice an quiet an will eat out of my hand. hasnt started laying yet but I can't wait til she does!! ” --sharebear840

75% Positive Reviews
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