Duck food

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by stinkieducks14, Jan 26, 2013.

  1. stinkieducks14

    stinkieducks14 New Egg

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    Hi,
    We have 5 Indian runner ducks and there 8 weeks old and I was wondering what I should be feeding them. At the moment there eating chick grower.
     
  2. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    Chick grower is fine but you should give them a supplement of niacin or brewers yeast[not baking yeast] because chick grower doesn't have adequate amounts of niacin that ducklings need. you can buy niacin over the counter and crush it up and put it in their water or buy brewers yeast and sprinkle it on top of their feed. and [​IMG] http://metzerfarms.blogspot.com/2011/03/are-my-ducklings-leg-problems-due-to.html "
    Being they are already 8 weeks they maybe over the the problems that can come from not getting the right amount of niacin but it probably wouldn't hurt to have them on it till 12-14 weeks old.
     
    Last edited: Jan 26, 2013
  3. stinkieducks14

    stinkieducks14 New Egg

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    Thanks :)
     

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