Do Ducks Need Water?

Do ducks need large bodies of water to thrive?


Do they WANT bodies of water?


Ducks must have a water source to safely eat From the time they hatch, ducklings and ducks will always need water Unlike chickens, ducks must “mix” their food with water They start by grabbing a mouthful of crumble Next, they waddle on over to their water, and combine the two in their mouth This mucky dabbling ensures they can swallow the feed without choking Consider it like eating oatmeal Having wet oatmeal is much better than trying to swallow it dry It can make quite a