question about feeding ducklings

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by lovemy mallards, Mar 30, 2016.

  1. lovemy mallards

    lovemy mallards Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My ducklings are about 3 weeks old. I got some grit today. I wanted to see if they can eat peas or what would be ok. And is chick grit ok? Just wanted to be sure first. Thanks
     
  2. JetCat

    JetCat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    chick grit is fine to give to ducklings (and chicks), frozen peas tend to be easier for them as they are somewhat softer once thawed too.
     
  3. lovemy mallards

    lovemy mallards Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So what do I do just put the grit in a bowl and they will get some when they need it?
     
  4. JetCat

    JetCat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i mix chick grit in with a small amount of feed (fed about every 10 days) and then you can feed the treats after they've ate the first batch of feed with the grit. after they are a few months old you can offer larger grit free choice or mix it with feed as needed.
     
  5. lovemy mallards

    lovemy mallards Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you I gave them a mashed up boiled egg this morning they loved it and tried the peas loved them to.. I have two mallard ducks that are a year old. And they want eat peas but when they were young I didn't know I could give them different types of things. I know a little more now.love this site
     
  6. lovemy mallards

    lovemy mallards Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG]our babies I think they are a little over 3 wk old[​IMG]
     

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