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Indian Runner Ducks

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Jane A, Feb 27, 2008.

  1. Jane A

    Jane A In the Brooder

    Feb 10, 2008
    Acworth, Georgia
    My daughter has been pestering me to get Indian Runners. We had Pekin before but only had a kiddie pool for water. She claims IR's don't need water for swimming. Anybody know about this breed?
  2. LinckHillPoultry

    LinckHillPoultry Songster

    Jan 17, 2008
    they do need water for swimming. All ducks do. My indian runners love playing in their kiddy pool. They are very beautiful ducks though. They are also very tame.
  3. NewHopePoultry

    NewHopePoultry Crowing

    Apr 9, 2007
    Indian Runners love to swim. I always used kiddie pools and they seemed fine with it.
  4. DuckLady

    DuckLady Administrator Staff Member Premium Member 11 Years

    Jan 11, 2007
    NE Washington State
    All ducks thrive with water to play in.
    Where are you located? The Duck Rescue Network is working to find hiomes for some IR's in Washington. Email me off list if you are in that area and are interested.
  5. jab91864

    jab91864 Songster

    Apr 3, 2007
    Northern Michigan
    The runners love the water, but will make do nicely with a kiddie pool. Mine do fine that way.

    Julie [​IMG]

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