are these mallards

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by maoreme, Jul 9, 2011.

  1. maoreme

    maoreme Out Of The Brooder

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  2. duckncover

    duckncover Duck Obsessed

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    They look a little big to be mallards. I'm no expert but they look like rouens to me.
     
  3. desertdarlene

    desertdarlene Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They look like rouens to me, too, especially the head.
     
  4. maoreme

    maoreme Out Of The Brooder

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    the problem is they arent as big as rouens and when the where babys they had one black line not two like rouens.
     
  5. desertdarlene

    desertdarlene Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They might be hybrids, mallard and rouen. If they are, then they *might* be able to fly (or perhaps not).

    By the way, there's some kind of glitch, the photos didn't show up when I went to respond to your post.
     
  6. SassyKat6181

    SassyKat6181 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agree that it looks more Rouen or hybrid. Here's a picture of my 14 week old Mallard female.

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  7. maoreme

    maoreme Out Of The Brooder

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    i saw the parent's of them and none of them were rouens they all were mallards.
     
  8. La Mike

    La Mike (Always Slightly Off)

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    They are mallard just not pure [​IMG]
     
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  9. animalpro24

    animalpro24 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You have Rouens or rouen mixes. Rouens have two head stripes Mallards have one.
     
  10. ranchhand

    ranchhand Rest in Peace 1956-2011

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    Quote:I'd say the OP has answered their own question.
     

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