Rouen Drake

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by danlittleann, Apr 16, 2016.

  1. danlittleann

    danlittleann Out Of The Brooder

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    [​IMG] My baby boy is 5 1/2 weeks old, and I am wondering if he looks too big for his age? He is already bigger than a full grown Mallard. I know he is meant to be, but already?
     
  2. danlittleann

    danlittleann Out Of The Brooder

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  3. Vosh Sahaal

    Vosh Sahaal Out Of The Brooder

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    Their are two sub categories of Rouen. Utility which are about five pounds, and show which get up to ten.
     
  4. bowray

    bowray Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So What do think boys or girls in RE the Rouens [​IMG]
     
  5. Vosh Sahaal

    Vosh Sahaal Out Of The Brooder

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    By now if they are female they should be starting to quack. Of course they are young for their feathers. What percentage feed are they on?
     
  6. bowray

    bowray Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They have been on chick starter but I just bought (found at a workshop) duck starter/grower non GMO
     
  7. Vosh Sahaal

    Vosh Sahaal Out Of The Brooder

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    Normally they should be on 20% until they are seven weeks old when they should get dropped down to 15%.
     
  8. bowray

    bowray Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My female started Quacking yesterday. I guess I got lucky with the ducks I purchased. I got 2 pairs, one drake and one female of both Rouen and Pekin
     
  9. Vosh Sahaal

    Vosh Sahaal Out Of The Brooder

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    Just be careful when they get older. Both drakes will mate both ducks.
     
  10. bowray

    bowray Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh, I am glad you warned me
     

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