Ducklings and grit?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by luvanimals3, May 15, 2009.

  1. luvanimals3

    luvanimals3 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Are ducklings suppose to get grit? And at what age? Or anything else I should know about ducklings and girt(or anything at all lol)?

    thanks
     
  2. Mojo Chick'n

    Mojo Chick'n Empress of Chickenville

    Quote:I'm not sure about "supposed to" but I give mine grit when I start letting them eat grass or treats. (usually after the first week or two - depending on how active they get.)

    I give them the starter grit - which is smaller than layer grit, but bigger than parakeet grit.

    meri
     
  3. headred

    headred Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've read on lots of posts here that if they free range your yard then they get enough grit that way. Mine are out roaming all day, so I assume they get what they need. I've never given them any. They are 10 weeks old.
     
  4. luvanimals3

    luvanimals3 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sadly they cannot free range due to our lovely dogs! LOL! Ducklings would be gone! Ok thanks guys I have the chick grit and will start giving them that. Just wanted to make sure before I started to give them the grit.
     

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