What to feed baby ducklings

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by AmberCamilia, Jan 12, 2017.

  1. AmberCamilia

    AmberCamilia Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello! I got just two adorable Pekin ducklings (boy and girl). I'm feeding them unmedicated chick starter (18%). Is 18% protein enough or should I buy a feed with 20%? Thank you![​IMG]
     
  2. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    Hi @AmberCamilia Congratulations on your new ducklings. Most of us use unmedicated chick starter since duck starter isn't available everywhere. Only thing you'll need to do for your ducklings is make sure they get more niacin than what is in the chick starter. Here is so very good info with all the details.
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/750869/raising-and-caring-for-ducklings#post_10611711

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    Last edited: Jan 12, 2017
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