Feed for laying ducks

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by billmac, Sep 7, 2010.

  1. billmac

    billmac Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I get my feed from Agway. My Welsh Harlequins were on Game bird starter and grower, but there is no layer feed for ducks (at least from Agway). Can I put them on Hen layer feed? It is not medicated.

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  2. Hattiegun

    Hattiegun Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mine are on Purina Duck Grower.... I set out bowls of Oyster shell.... the girls eat it like crazy .The boys stuck their beaks in once or twice but ingore it.. no changing of feeds. No seperating girls/boys to feed... my girls eggs are perfect.. [​IMG]
     
  3. KansasKid

    KansasKid Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 7, 2010
    South East Kansas
    i was giving mine the hen layer feed and i started to get some great eggs.
     
    Last edited: Sep 7, 2010
  4. tomingreeneco

    tomingreeneco Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I use a 16% protein layer feed and the ducks free range in the daytime. I am getting a egg a day from them. Shells are strong and the eggs are very tasty![​IMG]
     
  5. HiddenHill Heretic

    HiddenHill Heretic Chillin' With My Peeps

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    18% meat bird grower mixxed with rolled oats 5/1 and oyster shell to the side to minimize drake intake. shells are hard and eggs are perfect.
     

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