What to feed baby ducks

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by wanttobefarmer, Apr 6, 2011.

  1. wanttobefarmer

    wanttobefarmer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello I have some runners due to hatch in a couple of weeks and I wanted to know what is the best thing to feed them. My baby chicks get an organic chick starter. Can they eat the same?
     
  2. anaiyuk

    anaiyuk Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well it depends on wether or not it is medicated and what the protien content is. I would supplement with a little brewers yeast as well as some freeze dried bugs and you should be good to go! By the way that's a preety cute mastiff! We have one ourselves and he's an big ole overgrown baby!
     
  3. wanttobefarmer

    wanttobefarmer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:What should the protien be? It is not medicated and thanks the mastiffs now 2 years old and his name is Owen. He likes cuddles mostly.
     
    Last edited: Apr 6, 2011
  4. Smiles-N-Sunshine

    Smiles-N-Sunshine Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My ducklings are doing great on Purina Flockraiser (20% protein). I put a niacin capsule in their gallon waterer as well.
     
  5. anaiyuk

    anaiyuk Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The Purina flockraiser sounds good. The freeze dried bugs are 50 percent protien! Our mastiff is named Koda and he's three now. They are truly aristocratic gaurdians!
     
  6. TexasAggieOfc

    TexasAggieOfc Out Of The Brooder

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    Also using the flock raiser on my ducks... they're getting huge!
     
  7. bel

    bel Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My ducks eat flockraiser too, the new goslings will as well.
     

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