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duck feed question

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by hatchcrazzzy, Dec 11, 2007.

  1. hatchcrazzzy

    hatchcrazzzy Songster

    Jun 8, 2007
    kemp texas
    at what age do i feed my ducks laying pellets.i have 2 that are 5 months old and 5 that are 4 months old
     

  2. Dodgegal79

    Dodgegal79 Songster

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    Dec 1, 2007
    Princeton BC Canada
    They can eat pellets now. I was feeding pellets to mine from day one, the only kind of food I could get them, but I was soaking them in water so they could eat them. They started to eat the dry pellets when they were 3 to 4 weeks old.
     
  3. KingsCalls

    KingsCalls Songster

    Oct 22, 2007
    New Market,Tn.
    You can start feeding laying pellets now but, feed 1/4 laying pellets mixed with what you have been feeding for about a month. Then go to 1/2 laying pellets for another month, then 3/4 pellets for a month before going 100% laying pellets. I never feed 100% laying pellets if I want hatching eggs.......I will mix 1/3 laying pellets.....1/3 maintenance pellets....
    1/3 scratch. If you want just eggs then yes you can feed 100% laying pellets.
     

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