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

  1. AKnewbie

    AKnewbie Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 30, 2012
    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

    Jan 3, 2010
    Southern New England
    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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