Rouen Ducks

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by ethel2016, Aug 9, 2016.

  1. ethel2016

    ethel2016 New Egg

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    I have 2 Rouen ducks I believe to be male and female, my question is do u clip wings on ducks like u would a chicken? I keep my ducks in a run with my hens and would like to let them forage outside the run. I do have a 6 foot privacy fence all around my yard so should I worry about wings or just let them be? Any suggestions are appreciated. Thanks.
     
  2. Spyderk117

    Spyderk117 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Rouens can't fly. So you don't need to clip their wings.
     
  3. Orca5094

    Orca5094 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Spyderk is correct! ;) Rouens are too heavy to fly, so no worries!
     
  4. ethel2016

    ethel2016 New Egg

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    OK I didn't think they could cause they are a domesticated breed, or heavier breed which ever. I just wanted to make sure. Thanks for the info! [​IMG]
     
  5. Spyderk117

    Spyderk117 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You're welcome!:)
     
  6. Orca5094

    Orca5094 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They are beautiful! :)
     
  7. RouenBud

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    I to have a Rouen duck, he can fly, but I would not suggest clipping their wings because he can only fly about 1-2 inches off the ground and as far as about 5 yards.
     

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