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Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Daniel_2kaii9, Jul 12, 2010.

  1. Daniel_2kaii9

    Daniel_2kaii9 Songster

    Jun 16, 2009
    South Wales
    hey, how old do my indian runner ducklings have to be before i can take them off chick crum and start giving them laying pellets & chicken corn ??


  2. AdamD77

    AdamD77 Songster

    Jul 1, 2010
    Bedfordshire, England
    We do chick crumbs from 0-6 weeks, growers pellets from 6-16 weeks and then layers from 16 weeks onwards [​IMG]
  3. newchickmom09

    newchickmom09 Songster 9 Years

    Jul 15, 2009
    I wouldn't start layer feed until closer to 20 weeks. That is around the time most breeds start to lay. If you can get the grower feed that would be best to feed from 8 weeks on until they lay.

    It kind of depends on what is available to you. I fed all my ducks chicken feed. It went starter 0-8 weeks old, grower 8-18/20 weeks old, then layer over 20 weeks old or I found my first egg.
    Last edited: Jul 12, 2010

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