% protein

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by chick4chicks, Jun 24, 2010.

  1. chick4chicks

    chick4chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 6, 2008
    N.E. Pa.
    What % protein do I need for my ducks? They are 1 mo. 1 wk. to adult. Thanks
     
  2. Wifezilla

    Wifezilla Positively Ducky

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    I feed high protein game bird feed (28%) BUT they also get greens daily. Other people feed regular chicken feed. I base my choice on the amount of protein a duck would get in the wild.
     
  3. Hattiegun

    Hattiegun Chillin' With My Peeps

    15% Purina Duck Grower ...
     
  4. Bryanccfshr

    Bryanccfshr Out Of The Brooder

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    I feed amixed diet of 20% crumbles and grains blending it to about 16-18% the hotter it is the more protien I let them have since their feed volume goes down.. They also get plenty of kitchen scraps and garden greens. THe 6 week old Runners are on 16% crumbles in their night pen but during the day they eat out of the older birds feeder and forage for bugs.
     
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