Duck Breed Focus - Indian Runner

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

  1. N F C

    N F C More coffee please! Premium Member Project Manager

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    Ducklings are cute but those runner ducklings have to be the cutest of all!
     
  2. AimToMisbehave

    AimToMisbehave Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Does anyone know of a breeder or hatchery (in or able to ship to western Washington) that has reliably upright Runners? At some point I'd like to add a couple more hens to my flock, and I'd like to get some straight up bowling pins :D
     
  3. jheasley

    jheasley Out Of The Brooder

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    I've seen more fawn & white runner ducks that aren't straight up. The black and the chocolate runner ducks I have are all straight up. It looks like to many breeders have out crossed to white Peking duck's and it's pulled the straight up right stance down.
     
  4. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    Has David Holderread retired?
     
  5. jducour

    jducour Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was just looking at ducklings last month, and I thought I came across his hatchery. Let me look around.
     
  6. jducour

    jducour Chillin' With My Peeps

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    http://www.holderreadfarm.com/

    If I remember right, they have a 10 duckling minimum. That counted me out. Unless you can find some neighbors who also need ducks, that is a big commitment.
     
  7. AimToMisbehave

    AimToMisbehave Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ah, shoot! Yeah, I really only want like 3...
     
  8. KDOGG331

    KDOGG331 True BYC Addict

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  9. Birdrain92

    Birdrain92 Overrun With Chickens

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    I know it would be quite a drive but Dunlap Hatchery in Caldwell Idaho is where I got my Indian Runner ducks.
     
  10. AimToMisbehave

    AimToMisbehave Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hmmm... maybe I could talk the husband into a road trip...
     
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