Can ducks eat amaranth and quinoa?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by tnewton, Feb 12, 2014.

  1. tnewton

    tnewton Out Of The Brooder

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    We will be raising ducks for the first time this spring. We were thinking about planting some amaranth or quinoa inside their run if it is safe for them to eat. Does anyone know? What suggestions are there for plants inside the run?
     
  2. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    Here is a list of food ducks love so out of this list i'm sure you'd find yummy things to plant, now whether it will survive inside their run is debatable, they love to tramp all over and root around like lil pigs so most likely not much will make it inside but you could plant things outside and give them the benefits of it. https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/242460/the-ultimate-list-of-duck-treats-and-supplements
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  3. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    That's a great list - thank you!!
     
  5. tnewton

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    Thank you, Amiga!

    How much space did you need to grow the oats?
     

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