Moorparks Holiday Cottages, Devon
Holiday accommodation in North Devon

Runner ducks – The Waddle on Inn

White Runner Duck
The Runner duck arrived in the UK from Asia in the 1850s but it has been around for a lot longer. These are the latest additions to Moorparks. Indian Runners are a very special breed of domestic duck. They stand upright like penguins and, rather than waddling, they run. They have an incredible reputation for egg laying.
At Moorparks, we have female runner ducks.
The height of a female runner can be anything from 50-76cm.
The weight of an average female runner is between 1.4 – 2kg
These ducks generally need less water than other varieties of ducks and can manage with just a tub of water in which to dunk their heads. We have always left some chicken eggs for guests staying with us. Now you get to try duck eggs too!

Silver Runner Duck

The Waddle on Inn – Duck house

The ‘Waddle on inn’ saloon is the new hosue for the ducks, just something a little different.
And in keeping with the theme our new girls have ‘western/cowgirl’ related names. We have Annie (Oakley), Billie (The kid) and Jane (Calamity).
James Pond
Quackie Chan Duck
This is the girls new house, it’s next to the alpacas, so guarded well!

See how we made ‘The Waddle on Inn’

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