Protein levels in Starter feed

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by reneagade, Mar 29, 2017.

  1. reneagade

    reneagade Just Hatched

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    Hello,
    I'm getting my first ducks on April 5th and I'm very excited! We're getting three Pekin ducklings from Metzer farms. I've read that the first couple weeks of starter feed should have 20% protein content. The highest protein starter feed I could find was 19%. Will this 1% really make much of a difference? If it does, what's the best way to increase the protein content?
    Thanks!
     
  2. Ashleymarie529

    Ashleymarie529 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Purina Flock Raiser is the way to go. Designed for ducklings all the way up until egg laying age.

    That's what I use :)
     
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  3. Ashleymarie529

    Ashleymarie529 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. reneagade

    reneagade Just Hatched

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    Thanks for the recommendation!
     
  5. Ashleymarie529

    Ashleymarie529 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No problem! Lots of people on this site love it.
     

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