Okay, thanks. Now have a happy, healthy ducky day!
On the second day we began giving them small amounts of finely shredded vegetables, spinach, carrots, kale, and lettuce, floated in a small dish of water. On that silly note… Now on to what to feed ducklings.
Dinnertime on day 2 three days old. Chickens often get a disease called coccidiosis.
My ducks are 1yo and almost 1yo and then turning 1 later this summer lol catch all that? By the end of the first week their legs had grown so rapidly that the skin on them was peeling. Apr 10, 2012 Post 9 of 20. Apr 9, 2012 Post 7 of 20.
It is one of the most amazing things I have ever seen. Day one.
Ducklings need especially small grit for the first few weeks. Another favorite of theirs is tomatoes. However, chick crumble can be made to be satisfactory for your ducklings with a few additions and one caution. You might like these articles: Plus they daytime forage. Ducks of all ages also like earthworms, meal worms , fresh or dried or bugs you find in the garden.
A duckling needs 2 or 3 times the niacin that a chick needs to grow strong bones and joints. However you will find that this does not fulfill everything a duckling needs. Within half a minute one of them suddenly dove to the bottom of the pool, swam a lap, and resurfaced.
This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Search Media New Media. How often to feed ducks................. Initially the ducklings were very skittish, but by their fourth day here they would eat out of our hands.