feeding

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by sarmartur, Mar 6, 2017.

  1. sarmartur

    sarmartur Out Of The Brooder

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    if u raise duckling with baby chicks what is the best food to get for them
    sarah
     
  2. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    Your best option is to seek out a "flock raiser" type feed - this will be balanced to most closely meet the needs of all species being fed. You definitely do not want to use medicated chick starter if raising them together like that. It is a good idea to educate yourself about the signs of niacin deficiency and watch to be sure the ducklings are not showing them - if they do start to show signs you can supplement them with other sources.
     
  3. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    Unmedicated chick starter or flock raiser. Vitamins in the water and sprinkle some brewers yeast into the food every few days to help prevent niacin deficiency.
     
  4. sarmartur

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    thank you
     

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