Grit...

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by AKnewbie, Sep 28, 2012.

  1. AKnewbie

    AKnewbie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My ducks free range maybe a couple of hours each day.
    Do they need grit?
    If so, do I buy loose grit or will they be able to get some from the block?
     
  2. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    If they are able to noodle around in the dirt, they are likely getting enough grit. I let my ducks forage outside and they don't need extra grit. In the winter if the soil is covered for more than a few days I sprinkle just a little chick grit in their food, or make sure they have free choice oyster shell (I have all girls so the oyster shell is fine).
     

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