Fat Duck Rehab?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by halimak1, Nov 3, 2016.

  1. halimak1

    halimak1 Out Of The Brooder

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    I might have fat ducks? I have 6 Pekins and they're fed maybe a cup each of layer feed. They have a decent space to forage along a dry creek bed. How do I limit feed without hindering their egg production, or is that when I know I've cut back too much?

    They are all very cute like fluffy white pillows in the yard! But one especially looks like it has a full diaper...!
    (It's dark now but I can add pictures in the morning)
     
  2. Spyderk117

    Spyderk117 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Are they about this big? If so you are fine, Pekins are pretty big ducks.:)
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  3. halimak1

    halimak1 Out Of The Brooder

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    YES!! Haha ok, I was seriously thinking when are they going to stop growing!! Now I do have one who lags behind the flock and is a tad bigger than the rest, but she acts fine too, just a loly-gagger! I guess I won't bring out the duck treadmill just yet ;)

    I'll still post a picture tomorrow in case someone else comes along needing info!

    Thanks!
     
  4. chickens really

    chickens really Chicken Obsessed

    First off.....Nice Ducks!!

    Your Ducks look great in my opinion....Not fat at all......No need for Jenny Quack yet!!


    Cheers!
     
    Last edited: Nov 4, 2016
  5. Spyderk117

    Spyderk117 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Okay, when you think they stop growing, they are still growing.:D Haha, you might need duck weights.:lol:

    It sure sounds like you love your quackers.
     
  6. Spyderk117

    Spyderk117 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Chickens Really those ducks are actually mine in the pictures.:)
     
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  8. Spyderk117

    Spyderk117 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Okay, that's alright. Lol!

    Thanks!
     

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