Rare Blue Fawn Rouens

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Welshies, Jun 29, 2016.

  1. Welshies

    Welshies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a breeding pair of two blue fawn Rouens, they are not crosses, I just found that out. Does anyone have any experience with Blue Fawns and the faults they have? Going to try and breed some blue fawn Rouens...
     
  2. Senna95

    Senna95 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do you have pictures? If they are truly blue fawn then you should get regular, blue fawn, and pastel rouens from this cross.

    Do you know what their parents were or looked like?
     
  3. Welshies

    Welshies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The parents were normal gray Rouens. The lady had a Saxony hen, (died before the ducklings hatched, so definitely not hers) and a Runner hen, but they don't stand upright so I don't think they are a cross.
    A picture of the male (first picture he was startled, thus the more upright pose) They usually stand about 10-30 degrees above horizontal like a normal Rouen.
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    They are 11 weeks.
     
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  4. chickens really

    chickens really Overrun With Chickens

    The posted is a runner cross. I do not see the Blue fawn in that duckling.
     
  5. chickens really

    chickens really Overrun With Chickens

    All I see is the duckling down that is grey and being replaced by feathers. The top looks like a Runner cross.
     
  6. Welshies

    Welshies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It is not a Runner! I clearly stated that he is startled. He stands exactly like a normal Rouen and the grey down is being replaced by Blue Fawn feathers and markings, just like a Blue Fawn Call Duck. As ducklings they were coloured exactly like normal Rouens, but gray.
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  7. chickens really

    chickens really Overrun With Chickens

    Now I see the colour..Cute. Yes, breed those birds.
    Sorry to question you..First pictures were not that good. I see the Blue now though.
     
  8. Welshies

    Welshies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes sorry. Had to upload more, the firsts weren't good. But in the second pictures you can see the rosy breast. They're beautiful birds and I'm very excited for when they hatch their first ducklings! :love
     
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    Yes...Very neat. I would love to see the Ducklings you get. Congrats.
     
  10. Senna95

    Senna95 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Could very well be a saxony cross. If runner X, what color was the runner hen? There may be all sorts of hidden recessive genes, and you will end up with a hodge-Podge of colors and patterns.
     

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