Duck Breed Focus - Indian Runner

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by sumi, Oct 3, 2015.

  1. AimToMisbehave

    AimToMisbehave Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Duck eggs are unreasonably delicious. I can't wait for my girls to start laying!
     
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  2. KDOGG331

    KDOGG331 True BYC Addict

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    I'll have to try them, they sound so good.
     
  3. napdognewfie

    napdognewfie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Has anyone made lemon meringue pie with duck eggs?
     
  4. AimToMisbehave

    AimToMisbehave Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Gwaine and her antics! She's one of the littlest girls, but today she keeps side-bobbing at Zuko (my fat possibly-Cayuga mix drake) and pushing at him with her chest until he gives her a couple pecks to shoo her away. In dogs, I know that kind of posturing is a dominance show, but would my 14-week-old hen really be trying to bully a big honkin' drake? They all grew up together and I only just noticed her doing it today.
     
  5. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia "I Believe" Premium Member

    Maybe she is trying to get his attention.{Flirting} Although if he is the same age she could be trying to dominate him.
     
  6. AimToMisbehave

    AimToMisbehave Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She is; they all hatched on the 4th of July, I got them a week later, and the group has never been separated. She's not doing it to Azula (our more runner-shaped drake), or any of the other hens, so I wonder if she's not picking on him for being the odd duck out... or maybe she's just awkwardly flirting. She seems to really enjoy that side-bobbing this week, sassy little thing -_-
     
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  7. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia "I Believe" Premium Member

    Can you video this I bet it's cute.
     
  8. AimToMisbehave

    AimToMisbehave Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'll try to! Luckily it doesn't seem to bother Zuko all that much :p I'm also trying to get a video or picture of everyone lining up along the outside wall of the house, trying to hunt the spiders in the siding. They've done it a couple times now, but they give up (or get distracted) pretty quickly, so I haven't managed a good shot yet.
     
  9. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia "I Believe" Premium Member

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  10. AimToMisbehave

    AimToMisbehave Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Gwaine's being a little punk; she bobs and bobs, and then I get the camera out to record, and suddenly she's all business! Azula is growing into such a protective drake, always keeping watch over his flock ♡
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