What to feed indoutku?
Muscovy ducks, or hawks, come from South America, but every year they become more and more popular all over the world. In our country today they are bred both in private farms and in large farms. And all thanks to the calm nature and unpretentiousness to the conditions of detention. An important question that arises from their owners, concerns the feeding of both adult birds and its young. After all, only a proper and balanced diet will allow you to grow healthy and strong hysteria, capable of producing strong offspring.
What can be fed indoootku
Before talking about how to feed a baby, it is worth noting that an adult Muscovy duck eats about a third less food per day than ducks of any other species. This feature makes them even more attractive to breeders. But you can feed an adult musk duck with both homemade mash and purchased feeds.
Feeding with natural products
Adult Indoouts eat almost everything. Especially useful for them are beet and carrot tops, cucumbers, wheat, rye.Oats can also be given, but first it is necessary to soak it for a while in water and give it to the bird with the same water.
In this case, you can mix the tops, vegetables and grain together, and you can give them separately. The main thing is that products intended for feeding to poultry should be fresh and not exposed to chemicals. In this case, you should definitely add special vitamin supplements for birds to feed, which can be purchased at any veterinary pharmacy.
Feeding ready feed
However, if there is no possibility or desire to prepare food for musk ducks on your own, you can already buy ready-made granulated feed. For each age group of birds there is a separate species. But if you decide to feed the bird with such food, it is worth remembering that you can only give it to the ducks when wet. Otherwise, they have clogged nasal passages. And also: ducks fed dry food always consume more water.
The better to feed ducklings Indoout
Ready-made feeds are available for sale, even for daily ducklings. However, experienced razvodchiki this bird believe that at first it is preferable to feed the chicks with natural homemade food.
At the same time, you should know that during the first three days the ducklings eat only the food that moves. Therefore, cooked food poured on their backs.
On the first day, the only acceptable food for newly hatched indoot are hard boiled and finely chopped chicken eggs. On the second day you should add milk and some bran to the eggs. All ingredients are mixed to a state of semi-liquid porridge, and only then are fed to ducklings. From 3 days you can add greens, cottage cheese and even some boiled meat pieces to the mash. Then every day you can add one new product, and the consistency of the mash can be made more and more thick. Starting from the 20th day, the Indutiata can already eat the same food as the adult bird.