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can rouen ducks. and mallards breed??

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by codybell1999, Jun 17, 2014.

  1. codybell1999

    codybell1999 New Egg

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    I was wondering if rouen ducks and mallards can breed together? ??

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  2. DUCKOBSESSED

    DUCKOBSESSED Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes they can. The only problem would be size difference. The rouens could hurt the mallards.
     
  3. buff goose guy

    buff goose guy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes they can but if the mother is a mallard then the offspring could fly if the mother is a Rouen it's a lot harder for the male to get ontop of her but the offspring wouldn't be able to fly .
     
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  4. Speceider

    Speceider Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would like to see your data saying the female controls body size.

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  5. buff goose guy

    buff goose guy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Of all people I though you would know that ,

    The female is the dominat decider in birds she has the extra chromosome to pick the sex. I'm sure you know that .

    Plus I do have mallards and rouens that have bred before . So yeah :)
     
  6. buff goose guy

    buff goose guy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ohh we'll I'm just giving somebody some advice from my experiences
     
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  7. codybell1999

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    Ok thank you and also can brother and sister breed because I have a male and female rouen and there brother and sisterand didmt know

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  8. Speceider

    Speceider Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You said body size is controlled by the female. I just asked for data to support that. I doubt body size (the ability to fly) is controlled by the female. Provide some actual data.

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  9. buff goose guy

    buff goose guy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's not a good idea for brother and sister to mate but they can .

    The resulting offspring would be inbred and act okay but if the siblings from the inbred offspring mated with one another you could have some mental problems in those offspring
     
  10. buff goose guy

    buff goose guy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Okay Uhh I have had multiple sets of my mallard female mateing with my Rouen males

    They have had 5 sets of ducklings every year and all of there babies have flown

    In another flock I keep my feme rouens with 2 make mallards and 1 female mallard

    The female rouens have mated with the mallard males and hatch some babies ever year ( until 201 when all my female rouens died even the half Rouen half mallard females ) all of there offspring had little to no flight .

    ( is that satisfying have I explained it enough )
     

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