hybrids

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by hobby fowl, Dec 13, 2012.

  1. hobby fowl

    hobby fowl New Egg

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    i have 3 pekin rouen duck. i was told that they can not reproduce with eachother. is that true?
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    [​IMG] That is incorrect. Any of the mallard derived breeds (pekins and rouens fall into that category) can mate and produce fertile offspring. When mallard derived breeds are crossed with muscovies, the offspring are sterile.
     
  3. hobby fowl

    hobby fowl New Egg

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    Thank you i was going by hearsay and it didn't seem right to me.
     
  4. Going Quackers

    Going Quackers Overrun With Chickens

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    I would bet that is where the confusion has come from. [​IMG]
     

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