Need help !!!! Ducklings depend on it !!

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Blob Chicken, May 7, 2011.

  1. Blob Chicken

    Blob Chicken Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 2, 2009
    Could someone please take a picture of a 3 month old muscovy ducks wing opened up ??

    Also is 20% protein duck stater for 'scovie ducklings alright ?? How long can I feed it to them ??

    Also I suppose my ducklings dont depend on the wing pictures ,but I would love to see some three month old birds wings open. [​IMG]

    Edit : Also how long will ducklings follow me ?? 1 month ,2 months ,4 ??
    Last edited: May 7, 2011
  2. Sore Thumb Suburbanite

    Sore Thumb Suburbanite Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 26, 2011
    orange county
    20% protien should be lowered to about 16% at 3 weeks... to much protein beyond this point causes overdevelopment--its like steroids. Add rolled wheat or cautious of adding corn--its fatty, and your bird may be suffering enough difficulty at this point. I am sorry, but I don't have a muscovy, so I can't help there... but the above info is based upon what I have read and learned in Storey's guide to raising ducks by David Holderread

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