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Starter feed vs Growing Feed question

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by tweetysvoice, Mar 19, 2012.

  1. tweetysvoice

    tweetysvoice Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have two sets of ducks - One set is 3 weeks old and the other is 2 weeks old. According to Storey's Guide I should be switching over the three week olds to grower feed, but since all 4 are housed together - is it safer to keep the 3 week olds on starter feed for another week or switch the younger ones to the grower feed early?
     
  2. CelticOaksFarm

    CelticOaksFarm Family owned, family run

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    Those are reccomended guides to feeding. Yes you can keep the older ones on the starter for another week. You can then 50/50 blend the two for a week and then switch completely to grower.
     
  3. tweetysvoice

    tweetysvoice Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you very much for the quick reply! I was hoping this would be the answer! Appreciate it very much!
     
  4. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    ditto CelticOaksFarm. I switched from starter to grower by adding more grower and less starter each day for a week or so.
     

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