niacin duclkingsks/chicks

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by dylan729, Apr 20, 2012.

  1. dylan729

    dylan729 Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 5, 2012
    So I bought a 60 capsule bottle of niacin for the baby ducks I plan on buying tomorrow and was going to our them in the same brooders as my chicks. But I was just wondering if the chicks will be ok with drinking niacin water like the ducks will.? (500mg) I'm putting about half for every gallon
  2. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

    Jan 3, 2010
    Southern New England
    I would make that half a capsule for two gallons, to get 125 mg per gallon, which is within the range recommended by Storey's Guide to Raising Ducks.

    Hope some chicken & duck people can help out with the question about the chicks.....

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