Can someone explain?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by allanimals21, Dec 10, 2010.

  1. allanimals21

    allanimals21 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Whats the difference between a Rouen and a Mallard? I guess I've never seen a Rouen in person. But they seem to resemble mallards? [​IMG]
     
  2. pascopol

    pascopol Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just google it and see a difference
     
  3. tonini3059

    tonini3059 [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2665.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG]Luv

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    Size. Rouens are large and a meat breed. The Mallards are the wild type duck from which all the domestic ducks, except the muscovy originate. Yes it is the same colorations though, just like the mallard form of the call is a grey.
     
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  4. desertdarlene

    desertdarlene Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Rouens are usually larger and stockier than mallards and usually can't fly, or at least fly very much.
     
  5. allanimals21

    allanimals21 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    so from what you guys said and what I just read...I assume my "mallards" are actually Rouens.
     
  6. treldib

    treldib Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mallards weigh 2-3 lbs as adults whereas Rouens weigh about 7-8 lbs.
     
  7. Wifezilla

    Wifezilla Positively Ducky

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    If your mallard can't fly worth a darn and seem bigger than the wild ones you see in the park, yes, your "mallards" are actually Rouens.
     

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