Dark colored Rouen

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

  1. TrineDucks

    TrineDucks New Egg

    Feb 19, 2017
    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.



    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!



    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

    Jul 24, 2013
    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

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    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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