Feeding ducks

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by BarredRocks3, Feb 22, 2014.

  1. BarredRocks3

    BarredRocks3 In the Brooder

    Aug 1, 2013
    New Hampshire
    Would one feed ducks as they would a flock of chickens? Can I leave out a full feeder for my ducklings and ducks or have feedkng times during the day?

  2. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life Premium Member

    I keep food out from time I let mine out till I put them to bed. Ducks, chickens ,geese.
  3. Alaskan

    Alaskan The Frosted Flake

    I feed them just free feed.

    They do need duck feed though, not chicken feed. And, the ducklings need crumbles, not pellets.
  4. Going Quackers

    Going Quackers Crowing

    May 24, 2011
    On, Canada
    I free choice feed here, now if they are ducklings and you use chick starter you will have to either get a broiler starter or add extra niacin. For older ducks you can use chicken feeds or all flocks, multi purpose feeds(and some of those can be used as starters too, read your labels)
    Last edited: Feb 22, 2014

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