BOSS okay for Ducks?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Hunter0704, Oct 20, 2011.

  1. Hunter0704

    Hunter0704 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    In the chicken section of BYC I keep seeing where everyone feeds their chickens BOSS. Can ducklings/ducks also eat BOSS? BOSS is Black Oiled Sunflower Seeds.
     
  2. Eroc1_1

    Eroc1_1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I know some people feed them to geese as a small supplement in their diet. I have seen them occasionally added as a supplement for ducks as well.
     
  3. Eroc1_1

    Eroc1_1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:double post. sorry.
     
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  4. CelticOaksFarm

    CelticOaksFarm Family owned, family run

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    BOSS, some scratch, oats, hard wheat are all mixed into the all flock and layer pellets. Chickens, ducks and geese all eat this blend. We don't give it to young birds ever. Oyster shell and grit always available. We also have game bird feed for young birds and the peahen.
     
  5. Hunter0704

    Hunter0704 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I should have mentioned I have 3 wk old chicks and 4 wk old ducklings in coop together. Am I understanding it right, not to feed them BOSS until they are several months old, or full grown? Thanks for your answers to this!
     
  6. Eroc1_1

    Eroc1_1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Correct.
     
  7. Evelle

    Evelle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i put oats, wheat, black oiled sunflowers, timithy pellets and alfalfa pellets in to streach the feed for my ducks, turkeys, chickens and goats
     
  8. kuntrygirl

    kuntrygirl Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

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    Quote:Correct.

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    I feed BOSS to mine and they love it.
     

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