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post #11 of 17
Okay thanks I was getting worried that they were different some how. I was hoping I wasn't hurting them unintentionally.
post #12 of 17
In the past, when i had feed with too high of a protein level, i cut with oatmeal. But oatmeal is 19% which is about where their levels need to be at this age, so in most cases it isnt going to help ya. Whole oats, from TSC for example, can be found with only around 9% protein. Which is good for cutting so long as they are still gettin their nutritional needs met with he rest of their feed. Course, im no avian vet! Thats my disclaimer. Lol
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DOGS: 4 Shih Tzu, 1 Papillon, 1 Great Pyrenees

CHICKENS: 1 BO, 2 EE, 2 WLH, blue and splash JG, plus various aged JG, BO, JG/BO and JG/EE chicks.   

DUCKS: Muscovy ducks: Adults, juveniles and ducklings.  Pekin ducks

 

Some threads started with basic info.

Picking a duck breed, where to buy, what genders to get

Raising and caring for ducklings

 

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post #14 of 17
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Thanks, all! Lots of good info!

post #15 of 17
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Metzer Farms has a calculator you can use, LOVE Metzer

http://www.metzerfarms.com/FeedConversion.cfm?CustID=771381

 

just enter your info



This calculator is great!  Thanks to the Metzer team for putting it together, and thanks to jdywntr for sharing it thumbsup.gif

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post #16 of 17

Can I use crimped oats?  that's all my feed store has.

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post #17 of 17
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Can I use crimped oats?  that's all my feed store has.


I used steam rolled oats, which is similar; just blend it up in a food processor a bit first.  I was also told to offer chick grit.

 

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SPECIALIZING IN:  Jersey Giants.  Black Copper Marans. Blue Marans. Silver Penciled Plymouth Rocks.  

Click to view my website.

Just for fun:  First & second generation "olive eggers," and a few ducks - Welsh Harlequin, Black Swedish, Black Runner.

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