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TSC's staff isn't wrong about the chick starter food, but it's not completely correct either. Ducks need niacin (Vitamin B3) in their diet, and more of it than chicks do.

While you can feed chick starter, you will need to follow the above recommendations on supplementing niacin or you may start to see other issues. Brewers Yeast is easy to add to their current food (and health food stores usually have it) but you can get niacin as well and add it to their H20 source.
Thank all of you it just hurts to see my little buddy struggle...it's the one I'm really attached to.....does wry nech cause pain???
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I don't know, but often it just takes a few days to see improvement.

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Thanks for everyone's help I really appreciate it
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Please keep us updated.

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