Average mature weight: Drake 4 1/2 lbs., Duck 4 lbs.
These large ducks have similiar color and markings to wild Mallard ducks. However, these ducks are considerably heavier and do not fly. They were developed in France but the English influenced the Rouen into what we know today. The English increased its weight, changed its shape, and improved its colors. The production type are good foragers, calm, and have gentle disposition. They are known to wander far distances which can make them easy prey. Nice and meaty.
Average mature weight: Drake 8-9 lbs., Duck 6-7 lbs.