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

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    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!
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  2. NoseyChickens

    NoseyChickens Feathers On The Ground

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    I know they aren't runners. But I dont know other breeds well enough to say what they are.
     
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  3. Heiko27

    Heiko27 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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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