runners and pekin Questions.

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by pullonyourboots, Aug 24, 2013.

  1. pullonyourboots

    pullonyourboots Out Of The Brooder

    Jul 3, 2013
    Cape Cod, MA
    First question.I have read on other forums that pekins will not fly away... I just got a 1 year old runner who is already backyard trained but he gets some serious air! I saw him fly 4ft yesterday to catch up with the other ducks. This may be a dumb question but will they ever fly away on me? Do i need to trim the runners wings? Second questions: I have 4 runners... One 6 month old female, One 1 year old male and two 7 week olds that i believe are male and female. I know for a fact the 6 month old is female and I have noticed the 1 year old mating with her... about how long after the first mate could I expect eggs? Do runners lay this early? I know pekins do but im new to the runners.
  2. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life Premium Member

    You should be getting eggs anytime from the 6month old and I have never heard of a Runner flying. I don't think you need to clip wings.

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