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Duck questions....

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by JenHarmon, May 1, 2017.

  1. JenHarmon

    JenHarmon Out Of The Brooder

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    Someone brought me 4 unwanted one day old baby pekin ducklings. They are 4 days old now. I noticed that one isn't growing as much as the other 3 and is squatting even when walking most of the time and doesn't stand up all the way much. Its legs look fine. I feed non medicated chick starter mixed with a bit of all flock crumbles and brewers yeast tablets crumbled up. It is eating and drinking normally. Everything else seems normal. Is there anything else I should be doing or giving them? [​IMG]
     
  2. Ducks4us

    Ducks4us Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It may need more niacin than its getting.
    I used nutritional yeast since it has more naicin than brewers
    And 1 tablespoon per cup of feed.
    i also had to add water to make sure it was actually getting eaten with the food
     

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