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Runners can lay some eggs!

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by crj, Dec 18, 2011.

  1. crj

    crj Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well, I have to say it. My runner ducks are by far better egg layers then my chickens. I don't no what is up with my chickens but the ducks are really making them look bad. I get eggs everyday from all 4 of my female ducks. Why on earth won't my chickens at least try to keep up? Lord knows they are in the duck pen eating their food..... same food in the chicken feeders but you know how it is.... always better at someone elses pen. I have so many chickens too!!! Just not right.... haha.
     
  2. Baymule

    Baymule Chillin' With My Peeps

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    that is so exciting!! One of these days I will get ducks [​IMG]
     
  3. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    Yup, crj, the chickens are coasting since they see the ducks handling the egg situation. [​IMG]

    Still, I'd give them some slack. Maybe they've got a cold or something. Maybe they're saving up for an egg-laying eggstravaganza!

    Glad the ducks are doing so well by you!
     
  4. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

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    Runner ducks always look so funny to me! They do look like track star ducks with their upright look and thin build.......I had no idea they are good layers.....You better have a talk with those chickens......Those runners are running circles around them! [​IMG]
     
  5. DUCKGIRL89

    DUCKGIRL89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] my mom is getting a few runners next spring [​IMG] she reallylikes this breed. Glad to hear they lay so well.
     

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