where to get suppliments?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by KrazyKZ08, Aug 11, 2011.

  1. KrazyKZ08

    KrazyKZ08 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 2, 2011
    Brevard, FL
    I've been looking around to see if i could find vitamin suppliments, good food and such for ducks but all the local places I go to just look at me like I'm crazy for having a duck, or they don't have anything specifically for ducks and want to sell me chicken food. I was wondering if anyone knew a good website where I could get this stuff? i even went to a pet store and the "bird expert" tried to give me monkey biscuits?? i didnt trust it....lol
  2. duckymommyyy

    duckymommyyy Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 16, 2011
    I can't find vitamins at any of the places that sell the food and I llive right by the beach in southern California
    so I have to drive a little way to even get duck food. I buy my supplements from the metzer farms website for
    like $5 and its good for abot 128 gallons of water.
  3. KrazyKZ08

    KrazyKZ08 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 2, 2011
    Brevard, FL
    yeah i know right! everything is for chickens if i can find anything [​IMG] but thank you! i'll try that website [​IMG]
  4. ChristineR

    ChristineR Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 15, 2011
    WA state
    You can ask your local feed store if they will order a waterfowl food for you. Mine carries Mazuri waterfowl, but they will special order the Mazuri waterfowl starter for me if I need it.
  5. Oregon Blues

    Oregon Blues Overrun With Chickens

    Apr 14, 2011
    Central Oregon
    I believe that Metzer sells vitamins for ducks.

    I get my niacin from Grocery Outlet. Ducks need the non-flush type and those are the cheapest, but hardest to find. Bargain places are your best bet.

    A lot of the stuff made for chickens can be used with ducks, if you do a little research.

    Several of the mail order hatcheries sell supplies.

    If you can't find duck food, try an all purpose poultry food(about 16% protein) and add niacin to the water and toss the ducks a small handful of dry cat food every day for some animal protein. Sometimes when you have ducks, you just have to make do the best you can.

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