where to get suppliments?

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

  1. KrazyKZ08

    KrazyKZ08 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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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