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Homemade Duck starter?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Ducklebutt, May 18, 2017.

  1. Ducklebutt

    Ducklebutt Just Hatched

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    It's difficult to find duck feed where I live so in the mean time I made a replacement. Duck nutritional guides are slightly hard to follow but from what I've read I've compiled something that might work?

    It's basically;
    pot barely, oats, green and red lentils, peas, sunflower seed and peanuts.

    Anything I should add until I can get premade food?

    EDIT:
    From what I've researched the only things I have to add to cover all bases are broccoli egg and fish meal. All thats left is the measurements
    Revised Homemade duck starter :

    Oats, rolled
    Pot barley
    Sunflower seed
    Peanut, unsalted, raw
    Green and red lentils
    Peas
    Fish meal - Dried sardines, mashed
    Broccoli
    Egg yolk
     
    Last edited: May 18, 2017
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  3. Ducklebutt

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