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Share your Indian Runner colors here!! Guess at colors too.

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by blueducklings, Nov 17, 2015.

  1. blueducklings

    blueducklings Chillin' With My Peeps

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    There are so many Indian Runner colors out there that it is close to impossible to go to one spot to find them all.
    So here is an attempt at the impossible.
    Please post some pictures of your runners and tell us what colors they are. [​IMG]
    Has anyone seen a BLUE APPLEYARD or a GOLDEN Indian Runner?
    These are my ducks, but I have no idea what color they are. The one in front is a mix breed thus the more horizontal stance, but the rest are pure breed runners. I suspect the one in back is a golden female, but am not sure.[​IMG]

    Any guesses?
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  2. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    So pretty! Mine are black and chocolate….
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    On the left, one of our Buffs



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  3. blueducklings

    blueducklings Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They are so pretty. [​IMG]
    I love your buff duck. I had that color last year. Figured she was an apricot / dusky (UK) aka buff(US?)
    The second photo is very cute. What a character. [​IMG]
    Did you buy them these colors or did you breed them? HOW?
    Thanks so much for sharing. [​IMG]
     
  4. AimToMisbehave

    AimToMisbehave Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here's my older group of black, blue, and chocolatey browns! (Both of the black ones are drakes, but this is before they got their big boy tail curlies!) The tubby one up front is possibly a Cayuga mix, but the rest are all runners all the time!
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    Here they are as babies with their little baby fluffin feathers.
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    Some of the pretty sheen that the boys get; the green spreads all down their heads, necks, and shoulders, then there's blue/purple all throughout their wings. Weyoun is my pretty light-blue hen, and Mirage is a neat speckly brown that kind of looks like a mallard pattern?
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    And here are my baby-babies, who don't have their grown up feathers in yet. The yellow ones to the left will be fawn and white when they finish molting (you can see the fawn spots on their chests and faces already coming int) and the splotchery grey one will be another dark blue <3
     
  5. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    I bought them as black and chocolate Runners from Meyer Hatchery. I have been very happy with them. The Buffs are Buff Orpingtons - rescues.
     
  6. blueducklings

    blueducklings Chillin' With My Peeps

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    AimToMisbehave,
    These are beautiful colors! I love the light blue one with the spots on the back.
    Thanks for sharing!! [​IMG]
    Did you buy them or did you breed them?
    I breed mine and hatching day is like Christmas!
    I never know what I will get each time. Never fails.
    And the only true way to know is to let everyone grow out.
    Duck math. :)
     
  7. maplebendfarmmn

    maplebendfarmmn Out Of The Brooder

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    Ours are fawn and white. Bought them at our local farm supply store in the spring. Hoping that spring will bring us some babies. We have 3 drakes and 7 hens.[​IMG]
     
  8. blueducklings

    blueducklings Chillin' With My Peeps

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    WOW! Are you getting 7 eggs a day yet? That is so cool! I love fawn & whites. Yours are standing so tall [​IMG][​IMG]
    Here are my whites from a hatchery. Purchased 8 girls...but they turned out to be all boys [​IMG]
     
  9. blueducklings

    blueducklings Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] This was one of the babies from spring.
     
  10. maplebendfarmmn

    maplebendfarmmn Out Of The Brooder

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    here is their most recent picture of them all grown up. My three drakes are in the middle there with the slightly darker heads. My girls have very freckly bills. Pumpkin guts are one of their favorite treats!
     
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