help day old duck

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by chirtinecluck, Mar 17, 2015.

  1. chirtinecluck

    chirtinecluck Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a duckling that hatched the sunday night and my dad got the wrong food for him and there is no way to get anything else becuase of a bad snow storm i wont be able to get anything till thursday night at earliest is there something i can feed him till then
     
  2. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    What is the food? what has he been eating so far. you can grind oatmeal [not instant] but be warned this isn't a complete feed and he'll need chick starter as soon as possible.
     
  3. DemonicFowl

    DemonicFowl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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  5. chirtinecluck

    chirtinecluck Out Of The Brooder

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    thank you all he has been eatting just egg youlk so far but we got chick grower not starter i was told this is bad for him
     
  6. DemonicFowl

    DemonicFowl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ??? what brand is the feed, and the store.
     
  7. chirtinecluck

    chirtinecluck Out Of The Brooder

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    purena from a co-op
     
  8. DemonicFowl

    DemonicFowl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Actually you feed your duckling in stages. First is a starter then grower and finally finisher. Next depends if you have a drake or hen. But I see purina offers a 3 in one feed called "flock raiser". Might be something to look into. I don't know what brands your store offers. I use Agways feed.
     
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  9. chirtinecluck

    chirtinecluck Out Of The Brooder

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    the one i have says Multipurpose poultry complete
     
  10. chirtinecluck

    chirtinecluck Out Of The Brooder

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    the feeds are limeted here and every place sayd chick and duck starter will not be avalible for another month this is all i could get it is called Purina purinature grower checkers
     

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