Ducks eating non medicated chick starter/grower

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Poonchie's Mama, Jun 7, 2011.

  1. Poonchie's Mama

    Poonchie's Mama Out Of The Brooder

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    Does anyone see a problem with this?

    I keep the chicks, chickens and ducks together. I want the chicks to have the grower that they need. Is it okay that the ducks eat this?

    Thank you
     
  2. flnatv

    flnatv Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I use the nonmedicated starter for both...
    I have also bought the gamebird.
     
  3. spydertoys

    spydertoys Chillin' With My Peeps

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    All my ducks have been raised on Medicated Starter..no issues at all.
     
  4. Poonchie's Mama

    Poonchie's Mama Out Of The Brooder

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    Ok, thank you. I just didnt want there to be something in the feed that they are not suppposed to eat.

    This morning one of the Muscovey hens laid an egg for the first time in weeks, this after feeding them the starter for the first time yesterday. Or, it could have been the fresh grass clippings we put in the duck house.
     
  5. spydertoys

    spydertoys Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Poonchie's Mama :

    Ok, thank you. I just didnt want there to be something in the feed that they are not suppposed to eat.

    This morning one of the Muscovey hens laid an egg for the first time in weeks, this after feeding them the starter for the first time yesterday. Or, it could have been the fresh grass clippings we put in the duck house.

    If they are laying age..they don't need starter. That is just fed to babies.​
     

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