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Ducks and Grit

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by GloriaH, Dec 2, 2007.

  1. GloriaH

    GloriaH Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mar 18, 2007
    Watertown, Tennessee
    This is something that I have never thought about till now. All my Ducks are free range and have been for 2 years. When I pen them up this spring for breeding do I need to give them grit?
     
  2. KingsCalls

    KingsCalls Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 22, 2007
    New Market,Tn.
    If you pen them in all wire pens then yes, give them grit(free choice). If they are still penned in pens with dirt or grass they will usually be ok without it.
     
  3. GloriaH

    GloriaH Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I thought so but wanted to make sure. It's funny the things you don't think about.
     
  4. picklespickles

    picklespickles Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 27, 2007
    i see my duck and geese eat dirt, willingly, every day. if they will be penned up for a good while, probably good to have something available.
     

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