Please give advice on Buff ducks

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by yankeedoodle300, Oct 18, 2011.

  1. yankeedoodle300

    yankeedoodle300 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 22, 2011
    Chicken Heaven
    I know they need more Niacin, and a kiddie pool to swim in, and to clean there beak, but do you Care for them like chickens?

    My question is: If i get a duck, do I Care for them like Hens?
  2. jbourget

    jbourget Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 4, 2008
    you care for them like ducks [​IMG] [​IMG]

    Last edited: Oct 18, 2011
  3. Wifezilla

    Wifezilla Positively Ducky

    Oct 2, 2008
    What kind of feed were you planning on using? Ducks do need more niacin than chickens. You can supplement regular flock feed with brewer's yeast to get the niacin level up.

    Buffs are great ducks. I had one. She was too loud for my suburban neighborhood, but she was fun. Bossy, nosy, and curious. She was raised in a big flock but I had her tame enough to eat out my hand in a week. She fell madly in love with my khaki drake so I sold them as a couple.
  4. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life Premium Member

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