how much brewers yeast for ducklings???

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by BeardedChick, Apr 6, 2009.

  1. BeardedChick

    BeardedChick Chillin' With My Peeps

    I went by the store and all they had were tablets. If I crunch 'em up, how much do I put on their food? A whole tablet? Half?

    What what?
     
  2. Sparrow

    Sparrow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I always purchased mine in liquid form from a brewery. I just sprinkled mine over the surface of the food, and mixed in in with my fingertips to make sure everyone was getting the yeast. Perhaps just try to crush it up and sprinkle the powder lightly over their food and mix it in?
     
  3. Wifezilla

    Wifezilla Positively Ducky

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    The tablets are easy to crush. I just sprinkle some on the top of their food. Not exactly scientific, but my teenager ducks are fine [​IMG]
     
  4. missionsix

    missionsix Out Of The Brooder

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    What does the yeast do?
     
  5. Wifezilla

    Wifezilla Positively Ducky

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    It provides niacin. Ducks need more than chickens so if you buy chick starter, you have to add extra niacin or they can develop leg problems.
     
  6. BeardedChick

    BeardedChick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:Like a tablet a day??

    My teenage ducks quacked this morning! WOOT! Their voices are changing.
     

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