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How do magpies compare to runners?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by nettie, Nov 25, 2009.

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  1. nettie

    nettie Enslaved by Indoor Ducks

    Nov 20, 2008
    Chicago, IL
    we are thinking about getting two new duckies soon, and i have been contemplating magpies (not even sure if i can get them at this point, but......) i was wondering about how they compare/contrast to runners...

    Are they about the same height as a hatchery runner, but just fatter? are they a lot heavier? do they walk around as much... suppose i magpie would want to on on a walk like my runners like to do? or do they stay pretty still and not run around a lot? do you think a magpie could run up or down a ramp as easily as a runner? (only a 15inch ramp in the pen) any other things i should know about magpies before finalizing whether i want magpies or runners?

    What if i got a runner and a magpie as babies.... would the three runners pick on the one magpie?

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