Ducks may be grown on dry mash, a combination of dry and wet mash or pellets.
Ducks prefer wet mash due to difficulties in swallowing dry mash. The pellet feeding,
though slightly costly, has distinct advantages such as saving in amount of feed,
minimum wastages, saving in lobour, convenience and improvement in sanitary
conditions. Ducks are good foragers. The use of range, pond or supplementary green
feed, reduces the feed cost.
DUCKS SHOULD NEVER HAVE ACCESS TO FEED WITHOUT WATER.
During the first eight weeks, birds should always have access to feed, but later on they