Duck Food?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by duckgirl99, Aug 12, 2013.

  1. duckgirl99

    duckgirl99 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hey! I have five ducklings/ almost ducks and I have been feeding them starter chick/duck food.But now that they have grown I have no idea what kind of food to buy and where to get it!
     
  2. Nebraskagirl

    Nebraskagirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Medicated chick starter is not good for ducks, so please avoid that. There are a MILLION different suggestions as to what to feed ducks. Everyone has their own opinion on what is best. Personally, I don't think you need to spend a fortune on good duck food. I feed flock feeder pellets to my ducks and they do just fine. I get mine at a local feed/farm store. Stores like Tractor Supply and co-ops should carry chicken/duck feed. Others prefer to feed their own mixture of different things. I am simple. I feed them flock feeder and let them forage on good land so they can get protein via bugs, worms, snails, and other things ducks eat :) There is a sticky here on what ducks can eat. I need to find it.
    Oh and welcome!
     
    Last edited: Aug 13, 2013
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    Nebraskagirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. duckgirl99

    duckgirl99 Out Of The Brooder

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    thanks!
     

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