Anyone feed their ducks milo?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by headred, Oct 1, 2009.

  1. headred

    headred Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We have milo almost ready to cut from the field. Do you think it would be OK to give the ducks a few heads of milo to peck at once in awhile?
     
  2. MDC

    MDC Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Milo isn't one of the more palatable or better grains to feed but I do include it in my ration, simply because when I had screenings available the birds ate it. It has about 75% of the nutritional value of corn from what I've been told. I figure it in the ration as I do all the other grains and make adjustments as necessary. I do not include as much of it as I do the other grains. The scratch my feed mill makes includes more of it than any other grain because it's cheap.

    When I was younger I heard that they about bred the taste out of milo trying to make it less desirable to insects. Problem was, nothing else liked it, either.
     

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