How much niacin and/or electrolytes

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by davekrista, Oct 23, 2010.

  1. davekrista

    davekrista Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 9, 2010
    Uxbridge, MA
    Ok, I am trying to gather everything I will need for when the duckies hatch. I sent my hubby out because we needed more chicken feed anyway, and the got some chick mash, non medicated, 15% protein, is that ok? Also he got some childrens original pedialyte is that ok and how much do i need to put in their water? He also picked up some niacin but he got 500 mg. How much will i need? I think I will be able to cut it in half if I need to in order for a smaller dosage. What else will I need and how much?

    Thanks for any and all advice and info.
  2. katharinad

    katharinad Overrun with chickens

    Quite honest the cheapest and easiest way is to buy this product"
    It enough for a year, its in powder and stores well in a ziplock bag or mason jar.
    Niacin is 100mg per 1 gallon.

    I usually go straight for the grower/developer crumble with 17% and skip the baby stuff. You can throw a little of that in the blender to break it down. After 3 days you can give it straight to them.
    Last edited: Oct 23, 2010

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