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Treats for Ducks?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by TheDuckCrew, Feb 21, 2009.

  1. TheDuckCrew

    TheDuckCrew Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 21, 2009
    Connecticut
    I have four pekin ducks and they LOVE watermelon but i'm trying to find some new treats to give them. online, i saw a website for treats you can give chickens and among them was oatmeal and yogurt. i was wondering if ducks could have the same things. thanks! [​IMG]
     
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  2. allaboutdemchicks

    allaboutdemchicks Chapel Farms

    Sep 13, 2008
    Jemison, AL
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    Here is a HUGE list of other oods you can give your duckies:
    Diet Supplements:
    Romaine Lettuce (other dark lettuces, not iceberg)
    Tomatoes
    Worms
    Nigh Crawlers
    Cucumber
    Cracked Corn
    Eggplant
    Peas
    Bell peppers
    Carrots
    Eggs (scrambled or hardboiled chopped with shells on)
    Beans (overcooked)
    Feeder goldfish/minows/guppies
    Plain yogurt
    Mealworms
    Broccoli
    Cabbage
    Brussel sprouts
    Cauliflower
    Beets
    Asparagus


    Special Treats:
    Floating Koi Food (they love this stuff in their bath or pond, good protein)
    Cottage cheese
    Apples (applesauce)
    Bananas (no peel)
    Marigolds, pansies, clover (from a florist or homegrown, no pesticides!)
    Pears
    Peaches
    Cherries
    Grapes
    Melons (cantaloupe, watermelon)
    Squash
    Pumpkin
    Pomegranate
    Turnips (cooked)
    Raisins
    Zucchini
    Oatmeal (cooked)
    Strawberries
    rice (cooked, small amount)


    These Treats are No-No’s!!!!
    Bread
    Crackers
    Spinach
    Onions
    Potatoes
    Avocados
    Seeds of any kind
    Chocolate
    Sugar
    Junk food of any kind
    Nuts
    Citrus (lemons, grapefruit, oranges, limes)
    Popcorn
     
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  3. TheDuckCrew

    TheDuckCrew Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 21, 2009
    Connecticut
    thank you sooo much! that is wonderful!! [​IMG]
     
  4. Chicken Kisses

    Chicken Kisses Out Of The Brooder

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    Why not bread or crackers? I am forever throwing out the ends to the ducks. I also throw out stale cereal.

    My ducks love them some grapes!
     
  5. Gloria

    Gloria Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mine go nuts over peas!

    What about Kale? I thought that was on another post that had a list of things they can have. So I found a huge bag for a decent price and got it for them. They are really enjoying it. Is Kale a good thing or not?
     
  6. G Wiz Ranch

    G Wiz Ranch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Why not Icebreg Lettuce?
     
  7. Wifezilla

    Wifezilla Positively Ducky

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    It's pretty empty nutritionally
     
  8. rlhbond

    rlhbond Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What is wrong with "seeds of any kind". Can bird seed harm them if they get into it?
     
  9. Wifezilla

    Wifezilla Positively Ducky

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    Last edited: Feb 21, 2009
  10. wingnut1

    wingnut1 Crazy Bird Lady

    I had mallards that LOVED snails - kids in the neighborhood would collect them and come by just to watch the ducks chow down!
     

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