To get a good population of ducks, need a good environment for their content, in particular this applies to premises, it should be dry, covered, do not take the moisture, so you need to make sure that the decks were dry, or in a humid environment will begin to develop mold, and this will cause a disease of birds. The temperature in the barn for the ducks, who are born, even if there is a 0 and -5 ° C will not harm the birds.
The air must constantly be fresh, which means that the window pane must be open, so the frame with the glass is replaced by windows with metal partitions, but it does not have to be created drafts. The content of ducks, depending on their further destiny, distinguished: the preparatory stage, the stage of laying eggs after laying eggs. Ducks, when there is a stage of preparation of food grains should be 45%, and the rest of the menu interest include greens.
Ducks eat when walking in the yard, three times a day. In the first two feedings give a wet feeder at night is recommended to give the germinated grain. Green improves the work of the stomach and the body receives the necessary material. Minerals in increasing and decreasing the number of menu excellent protein affects birds. After 150 days old, the young ducks begin to prepare for laying eggs. To this end, a few weeks before this stage of the menu is reduced green feed, but at the same time increase the amount of feed with protein and animal origin. If duck is not plump, while training is carried out for 1.5 – 2 months. Ducks start to feed four times. In the morning, day and night birds fed wet food, and at night give the germinated grain. If a nutritional feed, which means they always need to be in the trays, that the birds might eat them in the required quantity. active-laying stage the most important in the care of the ducks. At this stage the efficiency of production of eggs rises, and ducks lay eggs every day.
Feeding hens should be a full and regular food shortages are not allowed, otherwise it will negatively affect the oviposition. Ducks swim released no earlier than 11-12 hours of the day, if you let them out until that time, the eggs just get lost in the water. The last stage of this after laying when hens laid eggs they are kept at a minimum illumination and give to eat feed.
Birds kept for more than six years, is not desirable, and because they live up to 20 years, but they have sexual activity lasts only 4-6 years.