How big are RUNNER DUCKS????

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by lohoff1024, Mar 3, 2017.

  1. lohoff1024

    lohoff1024 Just Hatched

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    I am considering getting Runners or cayugas, but runners can be quite tall. How tall/big are Runners and cayugas, please post pictures.
     
  2. WillGriffin03

    WillGriffin03 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    As big as Jersey Giants
     
  3. Ducks4us

    Ducks4us Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Runner ducks- They are small, Only around 4 lbs in weight. But can be 20-24 inches tall.
     
  4. TLWR

    TLWR Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What is the concern with the height? My girls duck their heads to get where they want to go if they don't fit.
     
  5. lohoff1024

    lohoff1024 Just Hatched

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    Wel,l I will be building a run, so I just thought I would make it comfortable for them.
     
  6. TLWR

    TLWR Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Cayugas are a medium sized duck. Standing, the runner might be a little bit taller, but no likely by too much.

    How short were you considering building their run (I'm guessing you were going to cover it)? Will you want to be able to get into the run for any reason?
    Here is a pic of 2 of my girls next to their landscape timber pond for size reference
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