I don't think my runner ducks are runners. Can you identify?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by HortenseCumberbatch, Jun 22, 2011.

  1. HortenseCumberbatch

    HortenseCumberbatch Out Of The Brooder

    Jun 15, 2011
    I was sold these birds from a dealer who identified them as Runners. As they've grown up a bit I don't think they are. Any ideas what they are? I am not an expert but I think the yellow one might be Pekin and the brown ones might be Khaki Cambells? I want to read up on these breeds so it'd sure be helpful to know what they are !!! Thanks!
  2. NoseyChickens

    NoseyChickens Feathers On The Ground

    Aug 3, 2009
    Southern California
    I know they aren't runners. But I dont know other breeds well enough to say what they are.
    Last edited: Jun 22, 2011
  3. Heiko27

    Heiko27 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 16, 2011
    The two brown ones I'm pretty sure are khakis. Mine look the exact same right now
  4. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

    Sep 14, 2008
    Adair Co., KY
    I would say the yellow is a pekin but I don't know what the others are.
  5. Alicia G

    Alicia G Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 29, 2010
    Nova Scotia
    I'm not expert, but I'd say the white one is a pekin/runner mix and the brown one is a rouen/runner mix.
  6. HortenseCumberbatch

    HortenseCumberbatch Out Of The Brooder

    Jun 15, 2011
    Thanks much. That helps. I'm going to read up on these breeds and the mixes. I did not consider runner mixes. Any ideas if I'm going to have to be clipping wings in the near future? I wanted runners because I understood flying wasn't a part of their lives. hrmph.
  7. duckyfromoz

    duckyfromoz Quackaholic

    Jan 11, 2010
    Pekins and KC are not known for their flying ability either- so you are very unlikely to have to clip wings to stop them.
  8. missred871

    missred871 Eggxhausted Momma

    May 5, 2010
    Perry GA
    if you have a picture of them standing up then you might get a better response, from the current pic it looks like your assumptions are correct, khaki and pekin, however they could be runner mixes as well I would need a photo of them standing to determine that
  9. gofasterstripe

    gofasterstripe Chillin' With My Peeps

    [​IMG] I would say 1 Pekin, 2 Khakis
  10. love-my-wolves

    love-my-wolves Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 14, 2008
    Front Royal, VA
    Hmmm, well, I dunno, but what I do know is the 3 in back are chickens!!! Yup, I'm helpful! [​IMG]

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