What to feed baby call ducks!!

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by tonini3059, Jan 20, 2009.

  1. tonini3059

    tonini3059 [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2665.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG]Luv

    Nov 6, 2008
    Southwestern PA
    I have a 2 day old and a 1 day old call duck. What should I feed them they seem to pick at everything other than the chick starter feed. I tried mixing it with water and they still won't touch it.
    Thanks
    Brandy
     
  2. Wifezilla

    Wifezilla Positively Ducky

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    yogurt?
     
  3. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    I answered in your other post too.....I always feed mine Purina medicated Start & Grow. Dry in a shallow dish. Make sure they access to water while they eat.
     
  4. brooster

    brooster Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 14, 2007
    northwest Ohio
    Quote:And close to the food, it makes it eaiser for them
     
  5. tonini3059

    tonini3059 [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2665.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG]Luv

    Nov 6, 2008
    Southwestern PA
    Where do you get the purina from? We cannot find it around where we live at.
     
  6. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    I get it at a couple of the local feed stores. Have you done a search on the purina website for a dealer near you?
     
  7. tonini3059

    tonini3059 [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2665.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG]Luv

    Nov 6, 2008
    Southwestern PA
    No i will do that now that would have been to simple!!1 [​IMG]
     
  8. tonini3059

    tonini3059 [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2665.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG]Luv

    Nov 6, 2008
    Southwestern PA
    I found it!!
     
    Last edited: Jan 20, 2009
  9. sara

    sara Title Needed Here

    I feed ducklings duck starter by purina.

    Take anything else out of the brooder that they are picking at, then they have nothing but the feed.. [​IMG]
     
  10. birdlover

    birdlover Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 11, 2007
    Northern Va.
    I know I've read that you should NOT feed ducklings medicated chick feed. I believe I read that it can kill them (or make them seriously ill) because they eat much more voraciously than chickens and get too much of the medication in their systems. Just thought I'd mention it.
     

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