When do i switch?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by ..ReptarSnackz.., Jun 14, 2010.

  1. ..ReptarSnackz..

    ..ReptarSnackz.. New Egg

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    When do i switch from a starter feed (20%) for ducklings?
     
  2. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners

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    I recall starting to add grower into the starter during their third week. I ground up the pellets at first, and watched carefully to make sure they could handle them. For a while I also had some ground up oatmeal (not instant - the rolled oats) because the feed I could get was a little high in protein.

    Each day I would add a little more grower and a little less starter crumbles. By the end of about ten days they were eating the grower feed without needing it ground up.
     
  3. Cetawin

    Cetawin Chicken Beader

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    I kept my ducklings on start n grow crumbles till 8 weeks old roughly then switched to Purina Flock Raiser until they began laying then I went to Purina Layena. I switch baack to Flock Raiser when they are not laying.
     

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