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How much food do they need?

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

  1. sroberts

    sroberts In the Brooder

    Feb 1, 2016
    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 Hatching

    Mar 27, 2016
    This isn't an answer but I was wondering at what age you gave them free roam ?
  3. TLWR

    TLWR Songster

    Jul 10, 2010
    southern AL
    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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