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When do you switch feed?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by ChickenChik, Jun 23, 2010.

  1. ChickenChik

    ChickenChik Songster

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    At what age do you take your ducklings off starter and what do you switch to?
     
  2. Sweetfolly

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    I switch at 3 weeks to Purina Duck Grower. [​IMG]
     
  3. bock

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    I have read 2-3 weeks, but we don't have duck food around here, so I feed them Flock raiser until they start laying. [​IMG]
     
  4. ChickenChik

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    Where do you find our feed? We do not have a feed store around here. Also, when do you switch to layer?
     
  5. bock

    bock Songster

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    I get mine from a TSC about 10 miles from our house. I don't remember exactly when you switch to layer, but I think it is around 20 weeks....maybe. [​IMG]
     
  6. toadbriar

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    I feed blue seal's game bird starter, switch to grower at 3 weeks, and it says stay on that til first egg.
     
  7. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners 8 Years

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    I use a grower/maintenance ration with cat kibble and oyster shell for laying season, in addition to greens and bugs they forage.
     

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