can rouens and mallards xbreed??

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by La Mike, Jan 12, 2010.

  1. La Mike

    La Mike (Always Slightly Off)

    Nov 20, 2009
    louisiana
    I need to know if pekins or rouens cross breed with regular mallard ducks [​IMG]
     
  2. chickenwhisperer123

    chickenwhisperer123 Whispers Loudly

    Mar 7, 2009
    Lincoln, Nebraska
    Quote:Since Pekins and Rouens are descended from the Mallard, my completely uneducated opinion would be yes.... [​IMG]
     
  3. 1lpoock

    1lpoock Spruce Creek Waterfowl

    Apr 20, 2009
    Sandusky, Ohio
    Yes....there is nothing that will stop them unless they are caged seperately.
     
  4. La Mike

    La Mike (Always Slightly Off)

    Nov 20, 2009
    louisiana
    Thanks for the replies guess i'm hatching mutts lol
    If they did cross will the offspring be able to fly ??
     
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  5. 1lpoock

    1lpoock Spruce Creek Waterfowl

    Apr 20, 2009
    Sandusky, Ohio
    Not sure about that one, but it would interesting to find out?
     
  6. chicktwit

    chicktwit Chillin' With My Peeps

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    One of mine is a rouen/mallard cross. Yes but she's kinda big & doesn't fly that well. Mutts are cute too! She sure was.
     

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