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Looking at buying duck starter crumbs, and found they mostly come in 5kg bags. This sounds like a lot for 3 weeks' worth of feed before they move onto grower pellets. How much weight wise do they eat, roughly?
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Hi Flic78. You don't say how many ducks. We have raised two, the feed wastage is high, they grow fast so I would estimate 1+ Kg each.
I'm not sure yet Chris, as we've only just started incubating them, but 1kg each is a great starting place, thank you! I'll get a 5kg bag in to start, and see how it goes. Thanks again!