Getting Pair of Exhibtion Rouens Tomorrow!!!

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by pete55, Feb 26, 2011.

  1. pete55

    pete55 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi All

    First post for me and all the way from Suffolk in England [​IMG]

    Been hoping to find exhibition Rouens for a little while and hoping to get a pair from a top UK exhibitor. His Rouen took Best of Breed at the BWA National Show last year and been promised exhibtion quality pair. Hoping they'll settle quick and produce some eggs so I can startour own flock. Heard the exhibtion type have low fertility so will just have to ensure good conditions.

    Got a lovely natural pond for them and then today a pair of wild mallards have flown in [​IMG] Really hope they dont stay as dont want the Mallard mating the new Rouen [​IMG]

    Pete
     
  2. gofasterstripe

    gofasterstripe Chillin' With My Peeps

    [​IMG] From South Carolina
     
  3. dumb_cluck

    dumb_cluck Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Rouens are much bigger than mallards. I don't think your male Rouen would allow any competition. [​IMG]
     
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  4. azhenhouse

    azhenhouse Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] I love exhibition Rouens. Good luck!
     
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  5. pete55

    pete55 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for the welcome everyone. I'll let you know what they're like once we collect them [​IMG]
     
  6. pete55

    pete55 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow. Got our pair of Rouens and very pleased with them [​IMG]

    Female's mother won best of breed at our National Show last year and the good looks and type appear to have been passed on. Only last years birds so need more time to develop but already the female has a lovely keel developing.

    Hopefully we can have a go at showing her later in the year [​IMG]

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  7. azhenhouse

    azhenhouse Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Very nice looking [​IMG]
     
  8. desertdarlene

    desertdarlene Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Those look nice!
     
  9. call ducks

    call ducks silver appleyard addict

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    Very nice. Over all very good. IMO i wish that there keels were touching the ground.
     
  10. destinduck

    destinduck obsessed with "ducks"

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    I call those stunning to say the least. [​IMG]
     

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