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Indian Runner ducks

Indian Runner ducks (Duckums Pennus)

Grew these from fluffy ducklings, about ready to come into lay I think.
They seem to like the wet weather and are first line of defense against the slugs and snails. They come running to me to see what the latest treat is, their favourite is tomato and lettuce or greens of some sort chopped up in water, and fat juicy slugs. One day it was raining so hard I donned a blue pac a mac with the hood up, they got quite panicky because they didn't recognise me.

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Oh you've got me broody!! I love them. Funny about the pac a mac - One of my rabbits will only come to me when i am wearing my work uniform.

15 Jul, 2007


Hi Bluebell, animals are cute, more brains than we credit them with. I love the way the ducks wag their tails in greeting, anticipation and contentment

15 Jul, 2007


wow do ducks really wag their cute little tails at you like dogs? :D

27 Feb, 2008


Your Indian Runners bring back fond memories. I used to have them on the farm in PA.

28 Mar, 2008


Yes they do wag their little tails and they are such cute characters, I'm not surprised you have fond memories. Smiles.

28 Mar, 2008


How cool is that Ducks wagging Their tails:)

28 Mar, 2008


Spring is in the air and now they are fanning out their tail feathers
preening and twitching their wings, sort of a courtship thing though there
is no drake. LOL

3 Apr, 2008

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