are these mallards or rouens

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by jungle cat, Aug 18, 2013.

  1. jungle cat

    jungle cat New Egg

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    I bought Some of what I thoat were rouens.but I'm starting two think there mallardsbecause it's like theve stopped growing and they can fly here's some pictures[​IMG][/IMG]
     
  2. ducklover87

    ducklover87 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They look smaller than your pekins. If they are smaller than them then yes they are mallards if they are about the same size than they are rouens.
     
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  3. Mvpitzki

    Mvpitzki Out Of The Brooder

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    Do you have normal pekins or jumbo pekins? It might be rouen if you have jumbo pekins
     
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  4. cymbaline

    cymbaline Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If they can fly I'd say they are definitely mallards. I have a mallard who's just on the heavy end of the normal weight range (3.5 lbs) and he can barely get off the ground. A rouen at 7-8 lbs surely couldn't, right?
     
  5. ducklover87

    ducklover87 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Rouens can fly. But only a very few of them. The chances of having a Rouen that flies is not likely but it does happen. How much they weigh when they are able to fly I'm not sure.
     
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  6. HollyDuckFarmer

    HollyDuckFarmer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My Rouens flap but do not fly at all.
     

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