How much food is needed daily for a duck?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by luvmyduckies, Nov 21, 2016.

  1. luvmyduckies

    luvmyduckies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How much food is needed daily for a duck?
    I have 18 ducks the smallest are Khakis and the largest are Pekins. They free range around the pond until I put them up at night.

    My friends tease me saying I have the most spoiled ducks, they also seem to think that ducks are a bit piggish lol
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  2. NathanZee

    NathanZee Chillin' With My Peeps

    I think most of us just give them all they want, or do a unlimited meal in the morning and evening. Either way your ducks look happy and healthy, not at all too fat. [​IMG]
     
  3. Bills vs Beaks

    Bills vs Beaks Overrun With Chickens

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    Too funny
    My mom just asked me if they will regulate themselves. I told her that^^( not the fat part though [​IMG])
     
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  4. neetabeamie

    neetabeamie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If you want good Egg production I have learnt that you don't want your ducks to be over weight. So about half a cup for ducks that are not laying and 3/4 cup for laying birds.
    I believe that is what Stories gide to raising ducks recommends for medium sized ducks.
     
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  5. chickens really

    chickens really Overrun With Chickens

    I have feed out free choice all day......I make a salad and feed mixed in a bowl of water once a day.....

    I think all Ducks have the look of being fat.....


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