Just trying to get my info straight before my ducklings get here in 2 weeks. I sent my husband out for our start up supplies and he came back with duck starter (masterfeed brand). Do I need to add brewers yeast or other vitamins to this brand? Any help would be appreciated!
Duck starter/brewers yeast?
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While each duckling is different, if it's a duckling starter, then I would hope it would have more niacin than chick starter. You might compare labels - ducklings need 3 times the niacin that chicks do.
If chick starter is the only thing available, then you may want to add brewer's yeast (not baking yeast or wine making yeast) at 1 tablespoon b.y. per cup of food for the first 8 weeks.