Indian runner ducks
make ideal "sheep" because they are not great fliers and tend to stick together.
Outside, Hatton's very own Doctor Dolittle Pete Mobley and his sheepdogs round up Indian Runner ducks
in the Daft Duck Trials, and oversee the popular Sheepstakes sheep racing.
In this special Gardeners Almanac offering, our contributors offer pest management advice, including even employing runner ducks
and wielding pingpong paddles.
We also have rabbits, turkeys, Embden geese, African Gray geese, Indian Runner ducks
, guineas, and Partridge Rock bantam chickens.
SUN AND SMILES: Roy Curran, aged six (left) with cousin Hugh Williams, aged 4 (centre) and brother Theo Curran, aged 5, from Earlsdon, Coventry, cool down with an ice-cream, Joshua Hall, aged 4, from Nuneaton selects a high vantage point, Lord Mayor Ken Taylor studies the proceedings from the Evening Telegraph box, the sheepdog display with Indian runner ducks
and Neil Harold (back left) enjoys a picnic with family and friends from Tile Hill, Coventry.
The breeds coming to Carlisle include Orpingtons, Runner Ducks
, Andalusions to Barnevelders.
Indian Runner ducks
do not make great mothers, as they keep forgetting about their eggs," she said.
THIS IS THE LIFE: Kay Hemmings (right) with10-month-old Ted and (top) Ted with Shetland sheep Briggs and Skunk; ON THE FARM: Dexter the cow (above) and TV's original Good Life couple played by Felicity Kendall and Richard Briers; QUACKERS: Indian runner ducks
The Chinese goose and Runner ducks
are common in the U.
The countryside events include ferret racing, racing Indian Runner Ducks
and a birds of prey display.
Terry Large with his expert display of free flying falcons, wildfowler Chris Green from Liskeard demonstrating with his dog, Meirion Owen with his ever-popular Quack Pack of Indian Runner Ducks
and a parade of vintage vehicles also kept visitors captivated.