Rare GemsThe Standard Rouen is on the watch list and becoming quite a rare site on the farmstead. A massive duck that reaches weights between 9 and 10 pounds. It has a horizontal carriage, a large, blocky body with a deep, level keel, and its back arches from shoulders to tail. The head is round with a medium size bill that is concave along the top line.They lay up to 150 extra large eggs per year. A dual purpose duck that is known for its exceptional meat qualities. Easy to raise and care for. They are not your usual messy duck and make less mess with the water for those who worry about moisture in the coop. They do enjoy bathing and free ranging. A great choice for those wanting to conserve a rare breed. They are truly a joy to keep and play well with other breeds.