wen to change my ducklings dite

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by mr.mc., May 11, 2011.

  1. mr.mc.

    mr.mc. Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ok i have 2 4 1/2 week old pekin ducks thay are on a 20% protien starter dite. what
    do i need to swich them to & wen? [​IMG]
     
  2. mommyofthreewithchicks

    mommyofthreewithchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I switched mine last year around the month mark. This year I had them on game starter (28%) only because I also am raising up turkeys. I switched them to 16 % chick starter at the two week mark.

    There are some who will say leave them on the 20% and some that will switch them to lower as I did. Make sure they are getting the niacin they need/vitamins.

    Hope this helps.
     
  3. mominoz

    mominoz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Dh book says at 2 weeks go to 15-16% protein. Too much protein too long may contribute to 'angel wing. You can add oats to diet too, he says it is good for them, like 10% or so.
     

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