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Foods to feed baby ducks

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by pringle, Nov 6, 2009.

  1. pringle

    pringle Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 16, 2009
    Pepperell,MA
    About a week ago I got 4 mallards and a pekin from Ideal,there all fat and healthy.But I was just wondering what foods I could feed em besides duck mash.I already let them swim in the bathtub with lil islands in case they get tired,but I dont want them to get bored while there in the brooder.
     
  2. DrakeMaiden

    DrakeMaiden Overrun with Drakes

    Jun 8, 2007
    Kitsap County, WA
    They love greens. Like lettuce or kale or dandelion greens. If you sprinkle them in the tub, they will figure out how to eat them pretty quick.
     
  3. LoreenH

    LoreenH Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. pringle

    pringle Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 16, 2009
    Pepperell,MA
    Thanks for the info,but I was wondering about the popcorn.Cant you make your own add nothing to it,then soak it in water then feed it to them?Thats what I did with the ducks I use to have and they loved it.
     
  5. ChickBond 007

    ChickBond 007 Licensed to Cull

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    peas are a favorite of my ducks. They float (the frozen ones)
     

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