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Indian Runners

indian runner ducks

These two Indian Runner ducks live in our backyard. The dark brown with green head is the male and the rather plain looking one is the female. The female tried to hatch a dozen eggs once which she did quite successfully but once the ducklings hatched, she drowned some of them in her shallow water bowl and others were killed by her stepping on them. Why??? I haven't found out yet but she is definitely not a good mother duck. The next batch of eggs I might consider placing in a incubator... more



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