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#213776 - 13 April 12 7:53 am - America/Chicago duck weed
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Where can I find Duck weed in Belize ?

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#213778 - 13 April 12 8:55 am - America/Chicago Re: duck weed [Re: xtexan]
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Here you go:
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#213802 - 13 April 12 6:47 pm - America/Chicago Re: duck weed [Re: xtexan]
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Well, there's that. Otherwise it's in the usual places, I.e. Freshwater ponds that aren't stagnant.

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#213809 - 14 April 12 2:13 am - America/Chicago Re: duck weed [Re: xtexan]
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I don't know exactly what duckweed is. If you are looking for something like spiorogyra or water hyacinth there are plenty of both in various ponds and rivers. The ducks on my pond love to eat water hyacinth and I collect a truck bed full of the studd from the ditches be the side of the road every time I visit Belize City.
Other pnd weeds I just pull from the river where they are abundant.
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#213810 - 14 April 12 2:15 am - America/Chicago Re: duck weed [Re: xtexan]
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I don't know exactly what duckweed is. If you are looking for something like spiorogyra or water hyacinth there are plenty of both in various ponds and rivers. The ducks on my pond love to eat water hyacinth and I collect a truck bed full of the studd from the ditches be the side of the road every time I visit Belize City.
Other pnd weeds I just pull from the river where they are abundant.
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#213817 - 14 April 12 6:57 am - America/Chicago Re: duck weed [Re: xtexan]
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Duck weed is very common in TX. It's a tiny, green, floating plant. I even saw some at the Berlin, Germany zoo in a small pond where the wart hogs were eating it. Check with someone like DuPlooy's Botanical Garden who might know of a source.

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#213826 - 14 April 12 8:47 am - America/Chicago Re: duck weed [Re: xtexan]
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I'm looking for Lemna Minor also know as duckweed. It is a tiny floating plant that cleans water & is used as Talapia food & also for farm animals ie ducks, chickens & pigs. I'm sure it is in Belize but I have checked a lot of ponds & haven't found it. It won't grow in fast moving streams.

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#213846 - 14 April 12 3:38 pm - America/Chicago Re: duck weed [Re: xtexan]
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Checked with DuPlooy's & they couldn't help. Can't belive people that raise Ducks, chickens, talipia etc. don't know about this. It takes no care, contains 45% protein & doubles its mass in 7 days.

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#213848 - 14 April 12 3:52 pm - America/Chicago Re: duck weed [Re: xtexan]
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Maybe Central Farm?

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#213849 - 14 April 12 5:16 pm - America/Chicago Re: duck weed [Re: xtexan]
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how do you roll duck weed , dont the feathers get in your mouth
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