DIY DUCK TREATS?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by littlepip, Nov 10, 2018.

  1. littlepip

    littlepip Chirping

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    Hi! I was wondering if you guys have any easy recipes for some duck treats! It's cold and snowy out, and my ducks don't want to go outside as often. They're not eating as much grass, and for obvious reasons, they can't eat any bugs. They're being fed general duck feed right now, with extra calcium supplements. I feel like they need some protein.
    I've seen treats at Tractor Supply, but BOY those things are pricey!

    Anything I can make at home? THANKS!
     
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  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Waiting on a Fresh Garden Salad

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    I believe many feed thawed frozen peas as treats. Mine like whole shell corn.
     
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  3. llombardo

    llombardo Crowing

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    I give mine meal worms(love them). Peas, corn and enough greens(kale, mustard, collard) they can eat before they freeze. I toss some scratch in at night do in the morning they have something to look for first thing.

    I also got alfalfa cubes. I soaked them and they really didn't go for it-neither did the chickens. I got 50 pounds of the stuff--one of these groups will be eating it..lol
     
  4. littlepip

    littlepip Chirping

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    lol thanks! My ducks love to eat corn. The whole kernel! Thanks for the help!
     
  5. KittyKat8828

    KittyKat8828 Chirping

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    We use meal worms, bird seed, cracked corn, and corn flakes as treats for our ducks. In the summer time we add frozen blended fruit cubes to their pool.
     
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  6. chickens really

    chickens really Crazy Call Duck Momma

    Romain Lettuce, green leaf lettuce. Cucumbers. Cooked spaghetti squash, Peas, cooked pasta and dry cat food.
     

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