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How long do ducks need supplemental niacin?

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Hello!
I have four ducklings, they are 10 weeks old.
We have been giving our ducklings nutritional yeast in their food to give them the extra Niacin that they need.
I have heard that ducks need to be on niacin their whole lives.  I have also heard that they only need to be on niacin when they are ducklings.
Can you guys tell me which is true?  We have plenty for now, but I want to order more (if I need to) before we run out.

Thank y'all. :)

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Anyone?

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@Jujubeans2008

We go for the first 6 to 8 weeks depending on how well they mature.  We have a young drake who is almost fully feathered at five weeks so this will probably be his last week with daily niacin in his food.  


Edited by tmorgan46 - 5/23/16 at 7:58am
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That's great to know, thank you!

I thought they were always supposed to have it.

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