Raising baby ducks for the first time

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by carlyducks, Mar 28, 2018.

  1. carlyducks

    carlyducks Songster

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    Hi! I have 2 ducks right now, a male blue swedish and a female black swedish. I wanted for females so my drake isn't mating my female so much so I ordered 2 females from Metzer Farms. I was wondering how much I should feed them daily?? Some people are saying 3 times a day while others are saying they can have food 24/7. Also how much for my adult ducks as well.. They are 7 months old and they have access to food all day except for when they sleep.. Thanks!
     
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  2. blayt90

    blayt90 Crowing

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    I leave food for all of mine out 24/7 as long as they have water it should not be a problem.
     
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    BYCforlife Free Ranging

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    Ducks and chickens aren't like dogs or cats. They don't have the instinct to eat as much as possible when possible. 24/7 would be fine.
     
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    chickens really Crazy Call Duck Momma

    Ducklings till 6 weeks feed 24/7 after that only free feed during day light hours...
     

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