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a few questions on giving ducklings grit
when? what? size?

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Originally Posted by deek248 

a few questions on giving ducklings grit
when? what? size?


when before they are fed anything other than milled feed. That includes free ranging or "Treats"
What  Granite chips are the ones most sold in my area. the harder the stone the longer they last.
Size "chick grit" to larger later, chick grit is usually less than 1/8 inch in any demension

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~gd  Backyard ducks and geese.
Amprolium medicated feed is SAFE for waterfowl! Your money, your waterfowl, your Choice.
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Here is a link to my photo (a little blurry, sorry) of chick grit.

http://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/viewtopic.php?id=295320

Please consider adopting rescued ducks.

 

David Holderread:  

People often ask if they should "put down" a bird that has suffered major injuries.  In my experience, birds appreciate the opportunity to recover.  Ducks have an amazing ability to heal, even from injuries that appear to be catastrophic.

 

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Please consider adopting rescued ducks.

 

David Holderread:  

People often ask if they should "put down" a bird that has suffered major injuries.  In my experience, birds appreciate the opportunity to recover.  Ducks have an amazing ability to heal, even from injuries that appear to be catastrophic.

 

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thanks yall smile

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