Runner Questions

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Welshies, Jul 11, 2016.

  1. Welshies

    Welshies Overrun With Chickens

    May 8, 2016
    Alberta, Canada
    Hi, might get some Runner ducks...
    Is their meat just like normal duck meat but leaner and more like wild game bird or rabbit? Can they work as meat ducks?
    Will they incubate their own?
    Do white Runners exist?
  2. HannahDuckLover

    HannahDuckLover Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 10, 2015
    By the jungle
    I can't answer the rest but I'm pretty sure I've seen white runners. Also I've seen that they are "poor to fair" at mothering but as you know, the ducks haven't read the books so you never know. [​IMG] I wouldn't count on them hatching their own eggs though. Oh, and looking at their shape, it doesn't look like they have much meat on their bones.

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