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Calling Amiga and all other runner owners! amiga I need you! Help!

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by DUCKGIRL89, Aug 25, 2011.

  1. DUCKGIRL89

    DUCKGIRL89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Does ANYONE at all know how to make a silver splash runner ducks I would like to know because my mom is getting som blue runners next spring and she wants ME! To make silver splash but I forgot how! Help!
     
  2. L0rraine

    L0rraine Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If your blues produce ducklings approximately 1/4 of them should be silver/splash. These are a couple of mine from my two blues.

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  3. DUCKGIRL89

    DUCKGIRL89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What colors do you get from blues? I know you get some black some silver and some blues. Do you get any white?
     
  4. L0rraine

    L0rraine Chillin' With My Peeps

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    1/4 Black : 1/2 Blues and 1/4 Splash/Silver. Technically you can't get whites, though one of my Silvers has always looked pretty white.

    I believe a true white Runner would have an orange beak and orange feet, but the offspring from the Blues all have black or greenish grey beaks.
     
  5. featherfinder

    featherfinder Runner Lover

    Quote:True. White runners have orange beaks and feet. I have a white drake. Really pretty!


    What about mixing a blue and black? Would that produce silver? Or does it have to be Blue X Blue
     
  6. DUCKGIRL89

    DUCKGIRL89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I dont know but you need a silver and a black to make a blue thats why you get blues and blacks and silvers when you breed a blue x blue. Well my mom doesnt want me to make silver splash for her yeah she wants it but I want some to lol.
     
  7. L0rraine

    L0rraine Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm pretty sure you can only get blacks and blues from a black/blue cross.
     
  8. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    Bless you, L0rraine, for helping out! We haven't started breeding our runners - I am pondering, still, about that. Each time I read about a rogue drake I think, "do I want that trouble?" Then I read about sweet darling drakes and I think, "yeah, sure, why not?"

    So, DUCKGIRL89, looks like you've made some progress with your quest. I think all runners are precious and beautiful, of course! Mine are chocolate and Black, and most have some snow. Zwei has an almost completely white "apron." Some have snow eyeliner. It helps me tell them apart!

    Be sure to post pictures of moms, dads, and babies as this project unfolds.

    Thanks again, L0rraine!!!!!
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  9. L0rraine

    L0rraine Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Good reminder about the pics. Here are the most likely parents (Juliette and Jet) of the two I posted above. I love the 'snow' in my Juliette as well.

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  10. L0rraine

    L0rraine Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I think all of my Runner drakes have been pretty good. They've been especially dear and protective (in a hovering way) with their Runner mates. My Magpie drakes, however, have been a real handful, though the Magpie ducks seem to cope fairly well with them.
     

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