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Rouen Duck

Overall satisfaction

3.25/5

Acquired: Bred animal myself,
Other

Gender: Both

Appearance

4/5

Temperament

3/5

Meat quality

5/5

Egg production

4/5

Commercial value

4/5

Rouen Ducks

By

Canada

Posted Mar 31, 2015

We have hatched a number of Rouen ducks over the years. We have never tried Pekins, which are known as being exceptional meat ducks, but we have raised a few Rouens for our own freezer and are pleased with them. They easily gain weight on grass. We had them in a wire enclosure that we moved every day. They always had free choice duck food, as well as a huge tub of water. They eat much less concentrate feed when they have access to grass. They are slower moving, and a little less skittish than other ducks we have had. The males look great just after molting with their bright green heads.

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