mallards or rouen?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by KathrynB, Mar 12, 2015.

  1. KathrynB

    KathrynB Out Of The Brooder

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    I know that rouens are domesticated mallards, but can you tell a difference in ducklings? I bought these at tsc and they didn't have a sign and no one had any clue what they are. I'm guessing mallard or Rouen, but I've never had ducks before!

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  2. needlessjunk

    needlessjunk Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mallards are small with one strip over the eye. Rouens are bigger with 2 stripes. I think yours are rouens.
     
  3. KathrynB

    KathrynB Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you! I'm just hoping for calm ducks
     

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