Chicken hatched a duckling!

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Dhermanns, Apr 13, 2016.

  1. Dhermanns

    Dhermanns New Egg

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    May 25, 2015
    Hello all,

    Thanks to my niece trying to hatch out eggs, our boody hen ended up hatching out a duckling. Mamma and baby are happy and have a small run set up under the nest boxes in the hen house. My main question is around the niacin supplements. Is it better to give niacin in water or brewers yeast on the food? Also is it harmful for mother hen to eat the niacin supplement? They are quite a happy pair and I would hate to have to separate them. Also for how long is niacin supplementing recommended? Thanks!
     
  2. Dhermanns

    Dhermanns New Egg

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    May 25, 2015
    New development... The other three chicken eggs we thought were not going to hatch, have now hatched. So now there are three baby chicks as well. Will they be harmed from the brewers yeast?
     

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