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Can ducks eat wheat?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by headred, Apr 5, 2009.

  1. headred

    headred Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 28, 2009
    My dad is a wheat farmer so there is wheat a plenty. Can ducks have wheat straight from the field? Does it need to be softened? I'd appreciate any comments. Thanks!
  2. ChickenToes

    ChickenToes Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 14, 2008
    NE Wisconsin
    They can eat it, but I'm not sure about having to soften it first. I give my ducklings oats when they're 4 weeks old, so if they can handle that, maybe they can handle wheat.

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