Alfalfa Pellets for ducks

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by SundownWaterfowl, Feb 1, 2009.

  1. SundownWaterfowl

    SundownWaterfowl Overrun With Chickens

    I've been reading that some duck breeder supplement their ducks feed with Alfalfa Pellets during the breeding season.

    Does anybody here do this? If so, what brand do you use? I have a Tractor Supply and an Agway near me.
     
  2. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    I like to throw some out for mine. Either the pellets or cubes. They like them better if you soak them first......at least mine do.
     
  3. Wifezilla

    Wifezilla Positively Ducky

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    Soaked cubes are a big hit with my goofballs.
     
  4. SundownWaterfowl

    SundownWaterfowl Overrun With Chickens

    I just got some Producer's Pride Alfalfa Pellets.

    I gave some to the ducks, but they didnt seem to care for them, neither did the geese. So I wet some, but they still didnt like it. I guess they will just have to get used to it.
     
    Last edited: Feb 1, 2009
  5. nettie

    nettie Enslaved by Indoor Ducks

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    i gave mine fresh alfalfa sprouts and they looked at me like i was crazy. I tried to get them to eat kale as well, to which they said, "Oh heckie no woman, we want the good stuff, give us peas!"
     
  6. Ducklove334

    Ducklove334 Off to another pond

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    My ducks loove...rabbit food [​IMG],

    everyone is fat...er i mean...big...boned??, and happy, I don't give them rabbit food all the time though, just every other day.
     

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