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Scratch for ducks and bantams?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by dixygirl, Jul 30, 2008.

  1. dixygirl

    dixygirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can ducks and bantams eat scratch?
    I bought some today.
     
  2. dixygirl

    dixygirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well it looks like so far my ducks have not eaten much scratch yet. Maybe because it's new to them.. But i gave them some of my home cooked seasoned fried rice with mixed vegetables and ground beef and they went crazy devouring it like PIGS!

    I don't want to waste this scratch and cracked corn though, so can they eat it?
     
    Last edited: Jul 30, 2008
  3. rughooker

    rughooker Chillin' With My Peeps

    I just read on the Forum that scratch should be used as a treat once in awhile. I've been feeding my banties scratch everyday. They don't eat much though because they are free to go as they please. The birds get the rest. Maybe this winter I will try Dumor chicken food. It really smells good! At least the chick starter I bought for my peeps did. They sell it at Tractor Supply stores. [​IMG]
     

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