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Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Masonz75, Mar 27, 2015.

  1. Masonz75

    Masonz75 In the Brooder

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    Hi I have 2 week old pekin ducks and I'm about to change the protein levels of there feed. I was wondering if I still get chick starter or grower feed?
     

  2. DemonicFowl

    DemonicFowl Chirping

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    First 4 weeks use duck starter, next 4 weeks use a grower, after that use a finisher/maintenance. When and if you have hens that start to lay use a layer feed for ducks. Switch back to the finisher feed when they stop laying. I use game bird and turkey feeds from agway.
     
  3. randerson846

    randerson846 Songster

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    I used starter feed for about the first 10 weeks until they were able to eat the layers pellets, and then just gradually added a bit of the layers pellets mixed in with the starter until it was just layers pellets but that process only took about a week or two :)
     
  4. mymilliefleur

    mymilliefleur Keeper of the Flock

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    Me too. [​IMG]
     
  5. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners

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    I started adding grower pellets to starter crumble after two weeks and slowly changed to more and more grower will it was all grower, after 3 weeks.
     

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