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can they eat cheerios?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by 688peterl, Nov 7, 2009.

  1. 688peterl

    688peterl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    my ducklings LOVE cheerios soaked in water, but are they safe for them to eat? i know they are supposed to be whole grain but maybe they have addatives in that are unsafe for ducks? what do you think?
     
  2. DuckLady

    DuckLady Administrator Staff Member

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    As an occasional treat theya re fine.

    My ducks absolutely LOVE cheerios!

    Someday they will find my dead trampled body in my backyard with duck prints on my forehead and an empty Cheerios box in my hand.
     
  3. geosheets

    geosheets Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. Luvducks

    Luvducks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Good to know! Thanks.
     
  5. 688peterl

    688peterl Chillin' With My Peeps

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  6. 688peterl

    688peterl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    can they eat bananas?
     
  7. Goat_Walker

    Goat_Walker I Am THE Crazy Duck Lady

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    After I read this I went and fed my ducks cheerios! At first they were like o.0 but then they were like O.O
    ` U
     
  8. nettie

    nettie Enslaved by Indoor Ducks

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    the link in my signature has a whole huge list of different treats you can give them... The treats that are good for ducklings have a little [​IMG] next to them indicting how old the duckling should be before trying the treat. There is a lot you can try and the list gets bigger and bigger as they get older!
     
  9. 688peterl

    688peterl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:i know thank god for that list [​IMG] so far they have had starter crumb obviously, oats soaked in water, cheerios soaked in water, iceberg lettuce (i know they shouldnt have too much but i only read that bit after i gave it to them) and mashed banana, cheerios are still the fave
     

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