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How much food do they need?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by sroberts, Mar 27, 2016.

  1. sroberts

    sroberts Out Of The Brooder

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    My 12 ducks are 8 weeks old now. Living outside and have free roam on the yard during the day. We are trying to narrow down how much we should be feeding them each day. I think we were over feeding them and have tried to cut back some but now I'm not sure it's enough. They are eating a mix of whole oats and starter grower feed. I'm looking for like oz per bird type of answer.. Please let me know what you think!
     
  2. samconrad

    samconrad New Egg

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    This isn't an answer but I was wondering at what age you gave them free roam ?
     
  3. TLWR

    TLWR Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I can't give a per ounce as I just fill the bin when it is empty and they stop in and grab food when they are hungry. Everybody appears to be a decent weight. I find with ours, they really only eat what they need to.
     

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