I think my Indian Runner is a mutt....

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Wifezilla, Jan 1, 2009.

  1. Wifezilla

    Wifezilla Positively Ducky

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    Not that there's anything wrong with that [​IMG]
    (and she was free)

    Am I imagining things?
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  2. wendy

    wendy On the Hill

    Jun 14, 2007
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    I was thinking Indian Runners stand up straight, they don't look like regular ducks. Am I remembering right? [​IMG]

    I think she is beautiful, when I saw the pic first pop up, it reminded me of ice cream. Vanilla and Chocolate [​IMG]

    She is just cute and adorable!
     
  3. Wifezilla

    Wifezilla Positively Ducky

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    Yeah, they are supposed to be more upright
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    But these look like her and are from a hatchery...
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  4. wendy

    wendy On the Hill

    Jun 14, 2007
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    We need to get Terrie Lacey on here, she knows alot about ducks.

    Are the last two pics you posted both indian runners?
     
  5. Wifezilla

    Wifezilla Positively Ducky

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  6. wendy

    wendy On the Hill

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    she is the same colors as they are [​IMG] I just love the coloring!
     
  7. poultrykeeper08

    poultrykeeper08 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She is probrably from hatchery stock . When i first got started i ordered runners from a hatchery and they didnt satnd upright
     
  8. DuckLady

    DuckLady Administrator Staff Member

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    Not a mutt, but pet quality as opposed to show quality.
    If you are wanting show quality runners you will pay a pretty penny.

    My first flock was pet quality and while they were not upright, they did run (glide) gracefully instead of waddle like more horizontal ducks.

    You have a nice trio nontheless and runners are so cute.
    What am I saying? All ducks are cute! [​IMG]
     
  9. I like the term "pet quality". I've heard of utility quality and meat quality before, pet quality is much more like it. [​IMG]

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    Oops! I was goofing around and just figured out how to upload images and I hit submit instead of preview. Well anyway here are my runners!
    My Chocolate Runner Hen Aretha,
    and her brood mates Raphael and Gabriel, fawn and white runners. Definately pet quality too.
     
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  10. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    what a pretty duck!...[​IMG]...i love the splash!...
     

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