Duck Question

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by LilyD, May 20, 2011.

  1. LilyD

    LilyD Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What is the best breed of duck for use for meat? I wanted to have two or three as a supplement for my freezer.

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  2. Denninmi

    Denninmi Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. LilyD

    LilyD Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you I am interested in doing a few ducks for meat but I have never raised ducks before. Can they be raised in with my regular chickens or will they require a special diet?
     
  4. JulieNKC

    JulieNKC Overrun With Chickens

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    They can be raised on the same food if you supplement with niacin for the ducks, or you can feed game bird starter to both your chicks and your ducks. If you have room I would brood seperately, ducks are a mess.
     

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