Can these guys be friends mixing duck breeds

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by ben is a terror, Sep 14, 2011.

  1. ben is a terror

    ben is a terror Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i have 6 runner ducks(I think they are mutts they only stand straight sometimes) I'm giving to a friend. my daughter wants to keep 1 male. i have scovies boys and girls and a goose. They are all about the same age Can we keep just the 1 runner with this group? they all live together now. how will he do in the group with out his brothers and sisters?
     
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  2. scratch'n'peck

    scratch'n'peck Overrun With Chickens

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    Do the runners hang separately from the scovies or were they all raised together and tend to all run in a group. I ask because my runners were raised with a couple of Blue Swedish ducks and they get along with them well. However the Pekins were born a year later and they tend to chase the runners out of the pond. If it is okay to keep two, that may work, but I would feel kind of bad for the one runner duck left behind if it isn't clear that he would be welcomed in the scovie group.
     
  3. dorsetduckowner

    dorsetduckowner Out Of The Brooder

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    I wouldn't keep one runner with a group of musky's, especially e female runner.
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