Do ducks need grit?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by wbruder17, May 28, 2011.

  1. wbruder17

    wbruder17 Songster

    Jun 7, 2010
    Portland, OR
    Do ducks need grit the same way chicks do?
  2. mandelyn

    mandelyn Crowing

    Aug 30, 2009
    Mt Repose, OH
    My Coop
    Yes, all birds with crop style digestion need grit, as it aids in breaking down material. I sprinkle mine in their favorite mid slinging hole where they can sift to find it.

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