Duck Breed Focus - Indian Runner

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

  1. KDOGG331

    KDOGG331 Flock Master

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    Ohhh I see. That's really weird haha I can kind of see it being a little bit unusual but the way I look at, they're just another captive species to eat the eggs of, albeit way more gorgeous than the others lol I wonder if anyone's ever tried anything real exotic like game bird eggs (like quail or grouse or partridge or something like that) or like ostrich and emu eggs aha
     
  2. napdognewfie

    napdognewfie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have quail. Taste like eggs. Just takes forever to crack enough to get anywhere.

    I make pickled eggs for DH.
     
  3. KDOGG331

    KDOGG331 Flock Master

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    Are they good? Do all eggs mostly taste the same then, just with slightly different texture and stuff? I can imagine they're quite small though, forgot about that xD

    I don't think I've ever had pickled eggs but it sounds pretty good.

    Come to think of it, I've never really had anything "weird" so I probably can't eat it now, too different, but I wanna try it and pickled eggs are actually pretty common right? But i've never had like anything different. In fact, I eat way too much junk food and.processed junk lol
     
  4. napdognewfie

    napdognewfie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quail eggs taste like chicken eggs. Same consistency too. If you pickle them in beet juice they get colored all the way through the yolk. Really pretty.
     
  5. KDOGG331

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    I could probably manage that then I think, not too different. That sounds so awesome. :)
     
  6. N F C

    N F C phooey! Premium Member Project Manager

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    When it comes to ducks laying, are their most productive years the first couple and then drop off (similar to chickens)?
     
  7. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life Premium Member

    I love this video. They all look so happy and such a nice place for them. Very pretty ducks.
     
  8. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life Premium Member

    I have 4 yr olds still laying good and an 8 yr old that is still laying good too. Mine are Muscovy so they aren't as prolific as other breeds and go broody at the drop of an egg.

    I understand Runners are very good egg layers.
     
  9. N F C

    N F C phooey! Premium Member Project Manager

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    Thanks Miss Lydia!
     
  10. Birdrain92

    Birdrain92 Overrun With Chickens

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    Runners are very good egg layers. My hen has been laying everyday since February and hasn't stopped this year. She's 3 years old.
     
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