indian runner

  1. AzDuck

    Moving Ducks Outside (Temp Question)

    Hi BYC(& ducks) My 5 ducks will be 6 weeks old tomorrow (3 runners, 1 khaki, 1 cayuga). We are planning to transition them outside sometime next week, BUT I have a question about temps. I am in Northern Arizona, where right now, the daytime temperatures are around 75-85 F, and the evening...
  2. nm4e

    Magpie Duckling or Something Else?

    Hi, I have three sweet 5 week old babies I chose from a mixed straight run at a feed store when they were a few days old. I thought I was getting a Pekin, a Crested Buff and a Magpie. Now I'm thinking I have a Pekin, a Crested Indian Runner and maybe a Magpie? I'm curious about her/his feet...
  3. Sophie-lou

    Wry neck!! Please help!! Indian runner duckling

    Hi there, I'm new to hatching and have just hatched 3 Indian runner ducklings. One of them has a crooked neck. It's not as bad as some of the pictures I have seen and he/she is able to drink and eat on there own. I have ordered some vitamin D infant drops, which have vitamin D3, Vitamin E and...
  4. KittyIsQuackers

    I want to buy black Indian Runner hatching eggs.

    Edit: I live in East Tennessee Hello. I'm quite excited as I've finally convinced my parents to let me increase my flock. After a lot of research, I'd like to add some black Runner ducks to my flock of three ducks. (it was a larger flock, but we've had a few tragedies) I’d really like to hatch...
  5. FoodFreedomNow

    ISO Black Indian Runner Hatching Eggs

    Looks like my Runners have started laying again:woot, so am hoping another BYCer's have, too. Please let me know if you have Runner hatching eggs (BBS or just black) or if you expect to have some in spring that can be shipped. TIA!
  6. KittyIsQuackers

    History for Indian Runners??

    Hello! I reenact colonial America (1775). I’d like to get some Runners so I can bring one with me when I go all dressed up. I can't find any mention of them before 1830, which was when they were imported to the UK, or so I’ve heard. I’ve also heard that they’re actually native to Asia, and...
  7. TheCrazyDuckLadyHel

    Indian Runner Flock - Austin Texas

    It is with chagrin that I am posting my feathery friends for adoption due to preparations for a major life changing event. Indian Runner Ducks & Drakes, PT Tested with flock history, Pick up only, Austin, Texas near ACC Northridge campus. Re-homing fee is $20 for males and $30 for females...
  8. TheJohnsonAcre

    Indian Runner VS Khaki Campbells

    Having trouble deciding which breeds to add to my flock. I’m raising mostly for eggs and possibly to hatch more off and sell some eventually. Just wanting to get some opinions. This is my options I believe, 12 Indian Runner ducklings, 12 khaki Campbells ducklings, or 4 khaki Campbell females and...
  9. TheCrazyDuckLadyHel

    Indian Runner Drake and Ducklings Austin Texas Sale

    We have too many drakes (1/3 of the flock). We are letting go of the pick of the brood. We named him Jumbo Shrimp. He was born 4-28-19. $20 ALSO we have one of our hens that decided to sit on 16 eggs. We are expecting ducklings in the next 2 weeks. We will not be able to keep them all...
  10. Muscovy Wunda

    Janoel 8-48 Ducklings

    I'm having issues That ' have only Just discovered with my Janoel incubator, and am hoping Someone out there Can help me. my incubator has no issues maintaining 38C throughout the unit but when l set the temp to 37.5C as recommended for Duck eggs the temp ranges from 37C to 36C throughout. I'm...
  11. J

    Need to rehome Smiley Kazoo, Indian Runner drake, north of Chicago, IL

    HELP: NEED TO REHOME SMILEY KAZOO. Smiley is a 9-year-old Fawn & White Indian Runner drake. We’ve raised him since he was a day old, along with his three “siblings,” who have now all passed. One was killed by a raccoon a year ago, and two were mauled by a fox yesterday, 7/18/2019. Smiley has...
  12. C

    Seeking 2-3 female laying breed ducks to add to our Lucky Duck Farm!

    Live outside Portland, Oregon metro area, have 30+ year farm with plenty of mowed pastures and secure barn. Would like to add 2 or 3 youngish adult female ducks, laying breed type, to my existing small flock. Currently have Welsh Harlequins and Indian Runners but what do you have? Will pay...
  13. K

    Bumblefoot and Belly Crackling

    So my year old indian runner just got a case of bumble foot and i’ve been soaking her feet in iodine and warm water and then wrapping her foot with neosporin ( i also have a duck shoe for her) i just don’t know what to do to get that black thing off. I know you can remove it yourself but what is...
  14. auce99

    Lone Indian Runner Drake

    Hello all! Looking for some advice/suggestions on my Indian Runner drake that recently lost his mate. He's always been super friendly and playful with me, but I fear her being gone will hit him hard soon, and I'm not sure what to do. With mating season right around the corner, I'm hesitant to...
  15. K

    Males aggression towards me and the females

    I have a male and a female pekin, and a male and a female indian runner (4 total) The little guy(indian runner) is just so pesky to my female pekin and has been pecking at her everytime she tries to eat or drink. He tries to mate with her but he’s so much smaller than her so he never achieves...
  16. FoodFreedomNow

    How can I tell if I'm a duckling hoarder? lol

    Went to TSC just to "see" what they had - and they had a trough full of ducklings on clearance! Who can pass on this?? The employee offered to sell me all of them for $.50 each! I gave it some serious thought, but sadly, I could only take home 6 since I got 10 two weeks ago (and they're huge...
  17. MerryMeridional

    Indian Runner ducklings - what to expect?

    The excitement is building!:ya I ordered 5 black Indian Runner girls from Ideal Poultry and they'll ship March 20. Can anyone give me an idea of how much fermented food per day a runner duckling eats per day? Do you let ducklings freely feed or do actual meals? How many weeks do you feed them...
  18. IsabellaMarilyn

    I’ve decided to get Runner ducks any advice for me?

    Hello everyone! I’m planning on getting 3 female runner ducklings in the next month or so after I build their coop/run. I’d like to hear from Runner owners and other duck owners suggestions and advice. I live in a small town and I have a small yard (I’m on a main road with decent traffic so I...
  19. DuckyDonna

    Duck has a problem!

    I've got an almost 2-year-old Indian runner named Eva. The past few days she seems fine in the morning but around mid-morning she can hardly walk. He tail drags and her abdomen is close to dragging on the ground too. She flops around and then just lays down. I gave her a warm bath yesterday...
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