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feed plan

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by 688peterl, Oct 30, 2009.

  1. 688peterl

    688peterl Songster

    Oct 2, 2009
    Im gonna start them on duck starter crumb

    then after a few weeks start to mix in grower pellets

    then after 16 weeks start to mix in ornamental duck pellets and give oyster shell in a seperate bowl if i hatch a hen


    if i only hatch hens instead of ornamental duck pellets i will feed layer pellets and if i only hatch drakes i wont give oyster shell obviously..

    does that sound OK?

  2. rainplace

    rainplace Interstellar Duck Academy

    Sounds great! When I was reading up on the different feeds you had out there, I was confused also. I came to the same conclusions as you did, but I'm not 100%. However, I would do the same... lol
  3. nettie

    nettie Enslaved by Indoor Ducks

    Nov 20, 2008
    Chicago, IL
    if you have two girls, they will still need oyster shell even if they are on layer pellets... they need the extra calcium when they lay
  4. 688peterl

    688peterl Songster

    Oct 2, 2009
    Quote:k! thank god for BYC!

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