Giving duckling greens?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by HayHays97, Jan 2, 2014.

  1. HayHays97

    HayHays97 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hey guys,

    I have a call duckling who is a week and a bit old, he's on his duckling mix but the lady we bought him from said I will need to give him greens when he gets a bit older.
    He'll be free ranged when he's older and will eventually get scraps like the chickens do, but as a duckling what age should I start giving him vegetables? And what types?

    Thank-you
    Hayley :)
     
  2. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life Premium Member

    As long as your duckling has access to grit you can start adding a bit of chopped finely Romaine lettuce/ chopped finely kale. Right now ducklings need a very good feed but adding bits of green rounds it out just fine. When mine are tiny I put the chopped veggie in a bit of water to get them started. But grit is a must if feeding anything other than crumble.
     
  3. HayHays97

    HayHays97 Out Of The Brooder

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    Ok, thank-you very much for the help :)
     

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