Green head feathers = male rouen?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by EmjayMika, Jul 25, 2014.

  1. EmjayMika

    EmjayMika Hatching

    Mar 29, 2014
    I have two Rouen ducks that are about 3 months old. One is much bigger than the other. Thicker neck, bigger feet and overall larger. I just noticed the larger one is getting green feathers throughout the head. I am guessing it is a male.

    I inspected the smaller one though and noticed it has just the tiniest hint of green around the eyes. Is this a drake too? Does a few bits of green indicate a male? Do hens ever have some green?
  2. HollyDuckFarmer

    HollyDuckFarmer Songster

    Jun 30, 2012
    LP Michigan

    I've had females with green.

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