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May 30th, 2020 at 9:43am
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not duckhunter myself.  Theres an impressive mob of ducks in my neighbors paddocks going hard in the cow shit, i think hes feeding palm kernal by product, people noticed this before?
  
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Re: mallards eating shit
Reply #1 - May 30th, 2020 at 11:44am
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It may look like they are eating shit, but more likely they are sifting THROUGH the shit for the flatworms and grubs that come up out of the soil to eat the shit: so in essence they are eating second hand shit!
  
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Reply #2 - May 30th, 2020 at 5:44pm
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its maize there getting, interesting that they've been able to crack on to it,... ive bin watching them follow the cows for a few weeks now.
  
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Re: mallards eating shit
Reply #3 - May 30th, 2020 at 8:42pm
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yip just about guarantee its maize kernals they are onto....could also be grain...either way it means the cockie isnt getting 100% value from money from his feed......the maize kernals should ALL be cracked by the kernal processor in chopper (like a giant wringer off old washing machine)....the grain goes through some sort of stone grinding mill before feeding to cows,again its to crack it open so cow digests it not just shit it out


sorry to hijack thread,the ducks will taste just fine,fine cockie and ASK if you can shoot paddock when cows come out.
  
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