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What Do You Feed?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by chicken_boy_Kurt, Feb 15, 2012.

  1. chicken_boy_Kurt

    chicken_boy_Kurt Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 20, 2008
    I am currently feeding Purina Layena, but I want to make sure I'm giving my ducks the best possible so they can be in the best condition (I show). So, what do you feed your waterfowl?
     
  2. ChristineR

    ChristineR Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. BarneyChick97

    BarneyChick97 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I feed my ducks Flock Raiser (I believe that's Purina). Our hen just started laying eggs, and the shells are pretty hard. I leave a bowl of feed in their pen, and they come and get it when they want to..but they'd rather wander the yard eating slugs and bugs. I think the 50LB bag lasts us at least 3 months.
     
  4. destinduck

    destinduck obsessed with "ducks"

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    I feed the same thing as you Kurt daily as well as other brandchicken layer pellets. What you are using is great.Been using it for years. I will add that I also use the mazuri starter when rearing ducklings and mazuri breeder a little before and during breeding season. Good luck with your birds.
     
    Last edited: Feb 15, 2012
  5. slink1211

    slink1211 Out Of The Brooder

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    We feed Flock Raiser and greens. Plus some free range and scratch. I have wondered about feeding Flock Raiser, it is high in protein but low in calcium. That is why we feed spinach daily, plus they love it. But I would like to add other calcium rich food, any ideas?
     
  6. kuntrygirl

    kuntrygirl Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

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    I feed Flockraiser.
     
  7. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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  8. jdywntr

    jdywntr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    X 3. To my ducks and chickens. I have never needed added calcium, they get it somewhere [​IMG] fresh veggies/fruit etc, whenever.
     
  9. chicken_boy_Kurt

    chicken_boy_Kurt Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 20, 2008
    Do any of you show your birds? Is the condition your birds are in satisfactory?
     
  10. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    I feed Flock Raiser and I free range my birds.
     

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