Treat suggestions?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by 1duckychick, Jun 18, 2009.

  1. 1duckychick

    1duckychick Songster

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    I have 6 1-week-old ducklings. I was wondering if anyone had any suggestions for treats for them? I've tried tomatoes & lettuce but they weren't really into it. I was wondering if anyone had any other ideas.
     
  2. JessHall

    JessHall Heavenly Hollow Ranch

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    A very helpful person told me to cut up greens in bite size pieces and put them in a bowl of water... Mine LOVE it! [​IMG] I actually put lettuce and some broke open cherry tomatos in there and they devoured it. They couldn't eat the tomato until I broke it open, then it was a playful feeding frenzy!
     
  3. Wifezilla

    Wifezilla Positively Ducky

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    They go crazy for peas
     
  4. kawonu

    kawonu Songster

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    I chop up mustard greens real small and put them in a water dish.
     
  5. 1duckychick

    1duckychick Songster

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    I never thought to actually put the stuff in the water. I'll give it a try and see.

    Feel free to keep the ideas coming! Thanks!
     
  6. Sweetfolly

    Sweetfolly Songster

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    Mine like finely chopped dandelion greens - and if I don't put them in the water, they do [​IMG]

    Mine weren't into tomatoes at all - a little one I'm having trouble with really likes yogurt, and I'm going to try meal worms tonight, which should be super-fun [​IMG]
     
  7. DrakeMaiden

    DrakeMaiden Overrun with Drakes

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    They love chickweed too.
     

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