Would this be the best for duck feed?

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  1. duckmagnetyup

    duckmagnetyup Out Of The Brooder

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    My 2 ducks are 5 weeks old so can i get this and just feed this to them forever or is there anything better than Purina ? or frome Purina?
     
  2. Valntyn

    Valntyn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Unless I'm just not awake enough yet, I think I missed what "this" is you're referencing... The grain we feed is FlockRaiser, which can be fed throughout a duck's lifespan.
     
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    So Purina Flock Raiser or Mazuri ?
     
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    I use Mazuri, cannot get Flock Raiser around here (that I know of).
     
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    Looks to me like it would be okay for ducklings, and at the same time I would add brewer's yeast - a sprinkling on top, or some plain niacin in the drinking water in case your littles are sensitive to low niacin. Chicken starter tends to be lower in niacin than many ducklings need.
     
  10. zbraswell92

    zbraswell92 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I use Nutrena All Flock for my ducklings and my adult Drake Pekin.
    They love the stuff.
    It has almost all named ingredients, instead of 'X prossed grain by-product' as the ingredients.
    It's got 18% protein. It is mini pellets so there is very little waste!
    Flock Raiser has always been almost pure fines and dust for me.
     

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