Niacin and ducklings

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by LoreenH, Nov 9, 2009.

  1. LoreenH

    LoreenH Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am making a list of items I need to buy before I get my duckling this spring. I have a question about niacin; if I give the ducklings brewer's yeast I don't need to put niacin in their water correct? How much brewer's yeast do I need to put on their food? I will be getting 4 or 5 ducklings.

    Thank you,
    Loreen
     
  2. tplummer

    tplummer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What is the brewer's yeast for?
     
  3. DuckLady

    DuckLady Administrator Staff Member

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    If you give brewer's yeast, just sprinkle some on their feed.

    tplummer, regular chick starter doesn't have all the niacin that ducklings need, so sometimes it is a good idea to supplement with brewers yeast.
     
  4. tplummer

    tplummer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Good to know. Thanks for the info. I will make sure to include that with their feed their feed when I hatch out some in the spring.
     

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