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rouen or mallard?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by trowbri1, Feb 29, 2016.

  1. trowbri1

    trowbri1 Out Of The Brooder

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    New to the forum and to ducks. Picked these mallards up yesterday at tractor supply. Looks like a double stripe maybe on a couple of the front ones. They are quite a big bigger than others too. What do u guys think?[​IMG]
     
  2. TLWR

    TLWR Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If bigger and have the 2nd full eye stripe, then those are rouens.
     
  3. buff goose guy

    buff goose guy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    2 line strip test is false so don't go on that
     
  4. cymbaline

    cymbaline Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If the larger ones are closer to Pekin-sized, and don't appear to be any older, then yeah, likely Rouens. Other than size, I'm not aware of any other way to tell until they get old enough for their body shape will tell you.
     
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