Can chicks have extra niacin that ducklings need?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by hawkins, Apr 4, 2016.

  1. hawkins

    hawkins Out Of The Brooder

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    Recently read that ducklings need extra niacin. Right now they are 1 week old and are in with my 1 week old chicks. If I give extra niacin to them is that ok for the chicks to have that too?
     
  2. Jensownzoo

    Jensownzoo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes. It's a water-soluble vitamin, so they'll just pee out what they don't need.
     
  3. gatrapper

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    I always put a spoonful or two in my chicks feed. Have yet to have a problem.
     
  4. hawkins

    hawkins Out Of The Brooder

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    Great, thanks!
     

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