How do I add protein to a baby ducks diet

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by neetabeamie, Jun 14, 2016.

  1. neetabeamie

    neetabeamie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am getting 5 baby ducks in the mall.
    In stories guide to raising ducks it says that from 1 day -2 weeks of age they need 20-22% protein then needs to be reduced to 16-18%.
    I need to figure out how many lbs of the 20% stuff to buy. Or I need to figure out a way to up the protein on the 18%. I do not want to be left with lbs of un usable food because it's is too high in protein.
    Any suggestions?
     
    Last edited: Jun 14, 2016
  2. dotknott

    dotknott Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. Donna R Raybon

    Donna R Raybon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If standard size and not call or bantam they will be fine eating the higher protein until it is gone. Just make sure it's got B vitamins. Here is waterer I use for ducklings. You can fill with marbles so shallow for just hatched.[​IMG]
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