Rouen ducks are a domestic breed that originated in France during the 19th century. Rouen ducks are extremely similar to Mallard ducks but are much heavy and larger than their wild counterparts.
- Rouen ducks are not prolific egg layers.
- Rouen ducklings can be distinguished from Mallard ducklings by the presence of a second stripe that runs across the duckling's face, under their eyes. Mallard duckling shave only one stripe that goes across their eye.
- Rouen ducks are a slow growing breed, reaching full size after one year.
Anas platyrhynchos domesticus
|Range||France, England, North America|
|Conservation status||Not Evaluated|
|Zoo location||The Loop|