What do you feed?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by faith3655, Dec 18, 2014.

  1. faith3655

    faith3655 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have 8 teenage pekins, 2 teenage rouens, 1 duckling of unknown breed, 2 chickens and 1 rooster. Is it safe to feed them all the same food? Also what is best?
     
  2. buff goose guy

    buff goose guy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    seeds are not good for ducks, and if im right chickens eat seeds? so just keep that in mind
     
  3. Mrs.H

    Mrs.H Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My chickens and ducks are all on the same feed either Chicken Layer Crumble, or Purina Flock Raiser if I have babies in the mix
     
  4. JadeComputerGal

    JadeComputerGal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We use the Mazuri waterfowl varieties for our standard feed and Manna Pro conditioner at certain times. We also give oats, corn, other grains as supplements to their feed, but not always in the same ratios. For example, we mix in more corn during cold weather, very little in warm weather. We also give healthy treats like greens and peas and mealworms. This is all for ducks since we don't have chickens. Ducks and chickens do have different nutritional requirements, but some people seem to get by okay using the same feed for all of them.
     
  5. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    I've been feeding Flock Raiser exclusively for quite some time now.
     

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