What can I give my ducks?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by ZoeS95423, May 27, 2011.

  1. ZoeS95423

    ZoeS95423 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Okay, So I have looked at this sites list of treats for my ducks, and at others.
    I read I could give them leaks, is this true?
    Also, Spinach?
    Venison?
    Sun Dried Tomatoes?
    Mushrooms?

    I want food that is easily obtained, or I already have at hand. Or that I can easily grow for them.
    Also, there is rhubarb that grows wild around me, and my ducks were nibbling at the leaves, is that okay for them?
     
  2. FireTigeris

    FireTigeris Tyger! Tyger! burning bright

    I'd skip the mushrooms myself (for the ducks) although I love them- just don't think they would get much out of them...

    I'd look up a list of "plants toxic to birds" and never feed that stuff, then if humans eat the plants and its not specifically toxic to birds, ok...
     
  3. gofasterstripe

    gofasterstripe Chillin' With My Peeps

    Venison...as in deer meat [​IMG]
     
  4. ZoeS95423

    ZoeS95423 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yeah as in deer meat, cause ducks eat beef and poultry, so why not deer? :p I am not sure, about anything other then lettuce and peas, and their duck food haha. Thats why I posted on here, Cause I want to learn things.
     
  5. Birdcrazy

    Birdcrazy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My ducks loooooooove tomatoes - the juicy ones
     
  6. ZoeS95423

    ZoeS95423 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes I have heard that [​IMG] Im getting about 10 already started tomato plants next week.
     
  7. Birdcrazy

    Birdcrazy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Your ducks will love that! I usually just cut them up a bit and my ducks go mad over them, more so than peas haha
    And when I have porridge for breaky I sacrifice some for my scovie girl [​IMG] she loves that aswell. I gotta remind myself duck not human!
     
  8. ZoeS95423

    ZoeS95423 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hahaha, Yeah, Im starting a garden for just my ducks :p We also have asparagus that just grows everywhere out here! I love giving my ducks treats, I would do it all the time if I didnt have to spend money on them the majority of the time. But my grocery store had a deal on frozen peas yesterday, So I had to get a couple bags. And some more lettuce, which is kind of expensive. But maybe I will go buy some tomatoes today Just because I can [​IMG]
     
  9. Birdcrazy

    Birdcrazy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Haha thats the spirit! [​IMG]
     
  10. Jay-Mar28

    Jay-Mar28 Out Of The Brooder

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    slugs !!! lol i laid down a few cedar posts and the slugs move right in for protectin. i clean out the kiddie pool slash duck pond and throw the slugs in. They sink to the bottom and my rouen ducks just love diving in to get them.
     

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