What feed for Mandarin ducks and Teals?

Discussion in 'Ornamental Fowl (Swans, etc.)' started by Doctor T, Oct 5, 2011.

  1. Doctor T

    Doctor T Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm getting Mandarins and Ringed Teal. Was wondering what people are having success with in terms of feed.
     
  2. destinduck

    destinduck obsessed with "ducks"

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    My adults get mainly chicken layer pellets.
     
  3. Boggy Bottom Bantams

    Boggy Bottom Bantams Overrun With Chickens

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    that and game bird feed and floating catfish food was all I ever gave mine too
     
  4. Dr. Todd

    Dr. Todd Chillin' With My Peeps

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    For a small collection of ducks, you can't go wrong with Mazuri's Waterfowl Maintenance. It's the premium diet out there, more expensive than the others but it contains reliable ingredients, floats, and isn't dusty.
    Here's a link:
    http://shop.mazuri.com/mazuriwaterfowlmaintenance.aspx
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  5. HottentotTeal

    HottentotTeal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Dr. Todd :

    For a small collection of ducks, you can't go wrong with Mazuri's Waterfowl Maintenance. It's the premium diet out there, more expensive than the others but it contains reliable ingredients, floats, and isn't dusty.
    Here's a link:
    http://shop.mazuri.com/mazuriwaterfowlmaintenance.aspx
    DT

    That's what i buy for my 2 Hottentot Teals.

    I also feed them a can of meal worms from Petsmart (in the reptile section) over a week period once a month usually, and twice a month in the winter.

    It comes with a little plastic spoon and i give them 2 scoops in a small bowl in the morning and then the evening. It lasts about 7 days. Be sure to put the can in the fridge once opened if you get some.​
     
  6. HottentotTeal

    HottentotTeal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Forgot about the floating catfish food. I also buy the tiny ones of this at the pet store and usually put it in their water bowl.
     

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