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Getting the sneakers on

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Czech's_chicks, Aug 7, 2011.

  1. Czech's_chicks

    Czech's_chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yep...finally got a couple runners. Got a nice chocolate boy and a yellow with some grey spalshing girl. How do they do laying?
     
  2. hcppam

    hcppam Chillin' With My Peeps

    That's neat, laying I don't know as I have never had Runners.
     
  3. jdywntr

    jdywntr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You can expect an egg a day. At least thats what I get with my runners.
     
  4. TLWR

    TLWR Chillin' With My Peeps

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    More eggs than you can throw a stick at, well, maybe not with just one girl. But about an egg a day with a day off here and there.
     
  5. Czech's_chicks

    Czech's_chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here they are [​IMG][​IMG]

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  6. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    Awww......

    You might want to keep a close eye on them as they mature. I have been told some drakes are so, uhm, active with their mating that they can be too hard on just one duck, and might need three to six females so no one gets too much attention. Then again, I hear of pairs of ducks doing fine. Just something to watch out for to avoid her getting hurt.
     

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