What is Best Food for Better Growth for Ducklings.

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Homie Ducks, Aug 29, 2014.

  1. Homie Ducks

    Homie Ducks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think my Ducklings are not growing well . What should I feed them for their Better growth. They are about Nine Weeks old and now they are growing their Teen feathers. I might be wrong about them can any one guide me.
     
  2. Nyssa03

    Nyssa03 Chillin' With My Peeps

    What are you currently feeding them? I feed mine a combination of Game bird starter (it is too much protein by it's self so I mix it) and an all Flock Raiser (not medicated) free choice up to 6 weeks and then whatever they can clean up in about 15-30 minutes twice a day. they also like greens chopped lettuce, kale etc
     
  3. Homie Ducks

    Homie Ducks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    @Nyssa03
    I am feeding them boiled rice, baked wheat; Some time boiled vegetables. They don't eat the feed I brought for them which contains all types of grains.
    They just love to eat vegetables but I can't give them vegetables daily .
     
  4. Homie Ducks

    Homie Ducks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    @Nyssa03 Look this one do you think is he Normal according to his age 9 months.It's Mallard.
     
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  5. Nyssa03

    Nyssa03 Chillin' With My Peeps

    He looks small to me -- but I am not an expert. Hopefully someone else will jump in and give you some advice. I think they probably need more protein in their diet.
     
  6. Homie Ducks

    Homie Ducks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oww sorry he is 9 weeks old , I wrote months instead of weeks.
    Is he Normal?
    @Nyssa03
     
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  7. ducksinarow

    ducksinarow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I use game bird feed for ducklings. It is recommended for them from day one on. After they lay I add layer pellets. In the winter I add corn to keep them fat.
     
  8. Homie Ducks

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    Ok thanks :) @ducksinarow
     

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