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Call Ducks Finally Hatched

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Lacrystol, Mar 30, 2013.

  1. clousert

    clousert Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I use Dumor chick starter/grower 20% for chicks and ducks from Tractor Supply and it does have Niacin in it. Niacin is vitamin B3.
     
  2. peachncrm37

    peachncrm37 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh LOL really? Wow Im a dumba$$. That's what I feed too. Gee thanks for stopping me from wasting money. Ha.
     
  3. clousert

    clousert Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Lol. I did the same thing when I first started. It's not listed in the big print so I was looking for a supplement. Someone else pointed out to me that it is shown under the ingredients on the tag and is in there. I checked and it is listed in the ingredients. As long as the parents are fed a good diet the babies should not be deficient. They just need more in their daily diet than chicks do.
     
  4. clousert

    clousert Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I haven't gotten any texts but maybe the cell waves are slow :)
     
  5. Lacrystol

    Lacrystol Hatching Helper

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    Well I have never had an issue so I really don't see the point. I give mine all flock feed, high protein. I don't plan on getting any, unless I see an issue I think I will pass on that one. LOL I don't recall a momma duck giving it to her kids. LOL

    Yep, I'll pass.. I know they need High protein and that is one thing I am a pickle on giving them. anything else, unless I really see the purpose or have an issue. I just won't get it..
     
  6. Lacrystol

    Lacrystol Hatching Helper

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    How about now? LOL
     
  7. clousert

    clousert Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Got it that time :) Eggs will go out tomorrow.
     
  8. Dianne1928

    Dianne1928 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi Lori!!!

    I have two new duckies this morning! I safe holed the rest. If I get a spotted one, I will ship it to you at 2 weeks. I can ship a chick in too for company. I will post pictures tomarrow when everyone is fluffed out. They mostly look like drowned rats with bills right.

    Also I read that turkey food has the correct amount of niacin for ducklings. Also game bird and broiler feed.

    After this post I will post pictures of little duck and special. They are getting their feathers, and their colors look unusual to me.
     
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    Dianne1928 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Dianne1928 Chillin' With My Peeps

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