food what next??

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  1. duck mad 2012

    duck mad 2012 Out Of The Brooder

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    hi all,
    this is my first time keeping ducks, i have hatched and helped my little duck through life and hes happy and healthy :)
    he has been on chick crum and now hes on growers pellets what do i feed next ( i think hes a boy) he is an aylesbury duck so hes quite hard to sex.
    i have attached a pic of him can anyone tell me if hes boy/girl and what to feed next???
    thanks xx
     
  2. ChristineR

    ChristineR Chillin' With My Peeps

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    There's quite a bit of info about ducks on Metzer Farms' website. Here's an excerpt: http://www.metzerfarms.com/NutritionalRequirements.cfm?CustID=1224516

    Waterfowl Feed Specification for a Temperate Climate




    Feed Type: Starter Grower Developer Breeder
    Age Of Bird: 0 - 2 Weeks 3 - 9 Weeks Over 9 Weeks
    After first egg



    Met. Energy
    Crude Protein %
    Energy Kcal/kg
    Linoleic Acid %
    Crude Fat %
    Crude Fiber %

    2850
    21.00
    2750
    1.00
    2-5
    2-4

    2850
    17.50
    2750
    0.90
    3-6
    3-5

    2700
    14.50
    2625
    0.70
    2-6
    3-6

    2625
    17.00
    2750
    1.50
    3-6
    3-6



    Phosphorous %
    Calcium %
    Sodium %

    0.45
    1.00
    0.16

    0.40
    0.90
    0.15

    0.30
    0.80
    0.14

    0.40
    3.00
    0.15
     

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