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Penciled Indian Runner Ducks

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Penciled Indian Runner Ducklings

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Penciled Indian Runner Ducks

The Penciled Indian Runner is one of eight standard varieties of the Indian Runner. The fully grown Penciled Indian Runner duck is not large, but stands upright in stature with a long, straight neck and flat head. The bottle shaped Penciled Indian Runner ducks are are energetic and active, but are not capable of prolonged flight.

Runner ducks generally make great pets because of their flock mentality. When moving as a group, they act in almost complete synchronicity. Pet owners who are capable of caring for a larger group of birds often want to include runners for their variety in appearance and disposition. Indian Runner ducks are quite excitable, but can be trained to act calmly.

Penciled Indian Runner ducklings are bred primarily as egg layers and have even been known to outlay chickens, yielding 200-300 eggs per year. Do to their less substantial size, they are generally not used for meat ducks.

The Pencilled Indian Runner is known as a profile breed and will not be overly large. Their strong legs and smooth running stride make them a highly competitive show bird. Furthermore, these birds will do great in your garden as their superb foraging abilities establish them as an excellent pest controller.
Product Facts

Penciled Indian Runner Duck Info

  • Weight - Drakes: 4 - 4.5 pounds ; Hens: 3.5 pounds
  • Color - Penciled brown feathers, white in the neck area and from mid-chest to tail, greenish yellow bills, and red orange feet
  • Egg Color - White
  • Country of Origin - India

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