Dark colored Rouen

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by TrineDucks, Feb 19, 2017.

  1. TrineDucks

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    We're pretty new at raising ducks. We currently have 27 (mostly runners, 1 Pekin, and 2 Rouens). We got our 2 Rouens and Pekin from Rural King on a whim.

    When we got Pickles, she was in a big container with Rouens, but she was the only all black duckling. We had no idea if she was for-sure Rouen, or if she got mixed in by accident.

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    When she grew up, she ended up looking like a very dark Rouen, but we've never been able to find a picture of a duck that looks just like her!

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    The duck in the back of the first picture is the one that we got at the same time and is obviously a male Rouen. Does anyone else have a duck that looks like this? Any information would be great!
     
    Last edited: Feb 19, 2017
  2. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    I'm not a duck expert, but I'm guessing that she's just a very dark, hatchery-quality Rouen.
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    have you posted photos on the "Duck thread,?" I have only seen one Rouen hen - bigger than Mallard but, not as dark as your photo
     

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