Can I mix......

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Jadeann123, May 22, 2019.

  1. Jadeann123

    Jadeann123 Chirping

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    Right now yes. I bought hatching eggs off eBay and he is the only one that survived. They started incubating in the mail. I have more that I gathered myself from a local farm. The should be starting to hatch in about 7 or 8 days. Just don't know what kind of ducks they will be. Farmer had every kind you can think of.
     
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    Jadeann123 Chirping

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    Actually he had any kind of bird you can think of.. Almost bought turkey and peacock eggs.
     
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    christylynne11 Chirping

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  4. bluemerle

    bluemerle Songster

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    Chick food is fine but will not have enough niacin, so just to be precautionary I would add some b-vitamin tablets to his water (they will dissolve) just so you don't run into vitamin deficiency issues.
     
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  5. Knighstar679

    Knighstar679 Crowing

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    You could also do like we would do with dogs or cats and do a slow mix over to the food you want him on. 1/4 new for three days, 1/2 new for three days, 3/4 new for three days, then all new from then on.

    I also feed my duckies a soupy mesh twice a day, dry is available all day. Less chance of mold kicking up if it doesn’t stay in long enough to mold.
     
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