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Discussion in 'Ducks' started by blshanatic, Jan 4, 2015.

  1. blshanatic

    blshanatic In the Brooder

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    When feeding ducks rolled oats, do u cook them ? I am almost embarrassed to post this
     
  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Free Ranging 7 Years

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    Firstly, there are no dumb questions. If one doesn't know, guess what, they don't know.

    You can cook them or not. Legumes like soybeans must be heat treated but grains don't.
     
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  3. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners 8 Years

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    For my littles, I chopped them up a bit. For adults, I just added them to the pellets.
     
  4. Mrs.H

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    You guys talking about feed store oats? I have to buy whole oats for my goats feed mix (big 50lb bag) that takes a loooong time to go through. Can I add the whole oats to my ducks feed? Or should they be rolled? How much do you feed/add in? So curious now lol
     
  5. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners 8 Years

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    I have a small flock, and we humans eat oats, so when they were little, the only feed I could find was too high in protein and I added oats to cut the protein percentage. I used rolled oats. As I said, I had them, and I buy them in bulk. If I had goat feed oats, I would have used that.
     

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