My ducks are coming tomorrow!

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by PATOS, Jan 11, 2019.

  1. PATOS

    PATOS Chirping

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    I was able to get 10 female and 2 male Indian Runners. That is not easy in Chile- I can get Pekins and Muscovys and a breed call English Duck ??? anyway...
    These first 12 are 4 weeks old.
    I was told to feed them a mix of crushed and powdered wheat with water???

    comments please
     
  2. PirateGirl

    PirateGirl Chicken Lover, Duck Therapist

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    This is so exciting! I'm not sure what you have access to in terms of feed, but ducklings grow incredibly fast, so nutrition is extra important for development. Wheat has nutritional value for ducks, but I don't think it will offer them everything they need on its own. Do you have access to any sort of commercial poultry feed where you are at? If you let us know your options we can certainly help you figure out which one might be best for ducklings.
     
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  3. Kkrista123

    Kkrista123 Songster

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    https://runnerduck.net/feeding.php
    This is a really good website to check out with lots of great info!
     
  4. PATOS

    PATOS Chirping

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  5. PirateGirl

    PirateGirl Chicken Lover, Duck Therapist

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  6. Kkrista123

    Kkrista123 Songster

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    You'll want a duck starter feed if possible
     
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  7. PATOS

    PATOS Chirping

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  8. PATOS

    PATOS Chirping

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    Th mom and dad
    WhatsApp Image 2019-01-10 at 3.46.54 PM.jpeg

    They are on the bus from Chillian Chile to Villarrica Chile!!!

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  9. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Feathered friends are awesome

    They are beautiful. I know your excited to get them home!! How long a bus ride?
     
  10. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General

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