Broody Runners?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by DuckLover2399, Jun 11, 2011.

  1. DuckLover2399

    DuckLover2399 Avian American

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    Ok so i know i just posted, but i was wonderin if runners go broody? I want some little ducklings running around next year. Also when do drake's start tryin to mate?
     
  2. Wifezilla

    Wifezilla Positively Ducky

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    They usually DON'T, but that being said....
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    Chrissy, a fawn Indian Runner, hatched out 12 ducklings and was an excellent (though over protective) mom.
     
  3. duckyfromoz

    duckyfromoz Quackaholic

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    I had one too.. She hatched out some babies on Christmas day for me. Her sister went broody too- but left the nest after it was flooded in a storm. I have noticed my drakes starting to at least " practice " from around 14 weeks- but it can take them a while to learn how to get the job done properly.
     
  4. DuckLover2399

    DuckLover2399 Avian American

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    Haha thnx
     

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