Help 4 week old vibrating duck is that normal

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by mommaundertaker, Apr 5, 2017.

  1. mommaundertaker

    mommaundertaker Just Hatched

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    We are new to raising ducks we have two Pekins and one that is a deep chocolate color that we are not sure if it is a runner. The dark ducking has started vibrating one of its legs. It is acting normally otherwise. We give the ducks brewers yeast. Should do something else? [​IMG]
     
  2. Duckymomlol

    Duckymomlol Out Of The Brooder

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    Sounds like niacin deficiency how much brewers yeast are you giving?
     
  3. Ducks4us

    Ducks4us Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yeah im thinking he isnt getting enough maybe. I had one with shakey legs last spring. And i upped the yeast and he improved with in a few days
    I started wetting my food so that the yeast gets eaten better .
    Because the last week or so since i started feeding pellets instead of crumble the feed is gone and the yeast is left at the bottom of the bowl.
    I give 1 tablespoon per cup of feed.
    And just today started feeding it wet and i put 2 capfulls of organic apple cider vinegar in the feed bowl to keep it from spoiling .
    They seem to love it.
     
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  4. mommaundertaker

    mommaundertaker Just Hatched

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    Thank you I will try that[​IMG]
     
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