Do you give your ducks mealworms as a treat?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by LoreenH, Aug 7, 2009.

  1. LoreenH

    LoreenH Songster

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    If you do, do you give fresh or dried?

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  2. rainplace

    rainplace Interstellar Duck Academy

    I give them fresh... they go NUTS!
     
  3. iamcuriositycat

    iamcuriositycat Songster

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    Mine love crickets. They are awfully good at catching them, too, even at one day old. Very fun to watch!
     
  4. goosedragon

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    Quote:They love that motion. If all you can get are dried try floating them on the surface of the water so they move a bit like live ones do.
     
  5. Sweetfolly

    Sweetfolly Songster

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    Quote:Me too - fresh and wriggling. Sometimes I feed them red earthworms too (we harvest a few from our worm composting bin) - I throw them in the grass and watch the duckies hunt them! It's great fun!
     
  6. rlhbond

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    I given fresh and freeze dried. They love both. I've read that freeze dried have a higher protein content. I mostly use freeze dried just for the convenience. They eat them out of my hand and expect them every time they see me.
     

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