What to feed ducklings? Breed?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by meshell94, Jul 24, 2014.

  1. meshell94

    meshell94 Hatching

    Jul 24, 2014
    Hi everyone I'm fairly new to owning ducks and I'm not sure what else to feed my growing ducklings. The pet shop owner where I got them from told me to feed them cracked corn mixed with the below that I attached an image of. Also that I can feed them wild bird food?? That doesn't seem right to me though... Can anyone help? Also if anyone can tell what kind of ducks they may be? Thanks!



  2. Going Quackers

    Going Quackers Crowing

    May 24, 2011
    On, Canada
    Here is a good starting point.


    Looks to me like a grower or starter feed.. but i would want info on it, like protein levels, calcium etc. Wild bird food? hmm not sure on that one.. as for cracked corn, not something i would do for wee ones... it would mess with the nutrients in the base feed at this time. I will add at this point anytime a young bird is eating anything beyond it's basic feed, grit should be supplied.

    As for breed? i am leaning towards Muscovy! they look like them to me. I own many of them myself lol


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