yay!!!..i got my first duck egg!! i have some questions though..

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by redhen, Sep 30, 2008.

  1. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    hi...i finally got an egg!!...[​IMG]..[​IMG]...
    okay..so my questions are...do ducks need the layer feed also!..and can i use my chicken layer feed?..and..can my rooster eat the layer feed?..or do i have to hang a seperate feeder for him(i have only one little guy..)..and if i do have to hang a seperate feeder for him...what if my girls eat the regular feed..and not the layer?..*sigh*...i'm discovering you gotta be a rocket scientist to have a flock of birds!...[​IMG]..., thanks so much for any help, Wendy
     
  2. henjoy

    henjoy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Our hens, roosters and ducks all eat the same layer ration. However, they also have about 2 acres to range in and are able to add other nutrients to their diets. We haven't had any problems. Everybody is fat & happy. If your birds are confined, it might be different. Maybe someone else could advise you on that situation. Congrats on your first duck egg!! They are very tasty.
     
  3. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    thanks!...i'm very happy!!...it was like easter morning when i was a kid!!.....[​IMG]...lol...thanks, Wendy
     

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