Duck Feed Nutrition Questions

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Moonducks58972, Apr 29, 2017.

  1. Moonducks58972

    Moonducks58972 Out Of The Brooder

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    I found out that the duck feed that I'm currently feeding my pet [​IMG]ducks is unbalanced (it started to give them angel wing but that's being taken care of now). I'm trying to find a different brand of feed that meets all the nutritional requirements for ducks in general. So far I'm not having any luck finding anything so that's why I'm asking here. I currently have an adult laying pekin (so she's fine with this feed for now until she stops laying), but I also have two 7-8 week old khaki campbell ducks so this feed isn't really working out for them since they're young and not laying. And if you also have some sort of duck feed recipe that you feed your ducks instead of going to the feedstore that also meets the general duck nutrition requirements then please let me know. Thank you.
     
  2. chickens really

    chickens really Overrun With Chickens

    Your white Duck is fat...:(.....No more treats or corn..:)
     
  3. Ravynscroft

    Ravynscroft For the Love of Duck Premium Member

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    You can feed them an all flock feed, like Purina Flock Raiser and offer your laying duck oyster shell on the side... that's what I do for my varied ages with no issues... is your Pekin a Jumbo Pekin?
     
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  4. mlh328

    mlh328 Out Of The Brooder

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    What brand are you currently using? I've heard good things about mazuri brand, not sure about the spelling! I don't have it available where I'm at so I use the purina layer pellets and no trouble so far.
     
  5. Moonducks58972

    Moonducks58972 Out Of The Brooder

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    The feed I'm using is meant specifically for hens that are laying eggs. As for Dumbo being a jumbo pekin, I don't know. I bought her at a tractor supply as a duckling. XD
     

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