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Niacin For Ducklings

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by DuckandChick, Jan 23, 2017.

  1. Brewer's Yeast

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  2. Nutritional Yeast

    2 vote(s)
    33.3%
  3. Niacin Tablets

    1 vote(s)
    16.7%
  4. Fresh Peas

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  5. Sunflower Seeds

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  1. DuckandChick

    DuckandChick New Egg

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    Hello,

    I've been told I need niacin for ducklings to prevent leg problems. Is brewing/nutritional yeast good enough or are niacin tablets necessary? How do I know if the niacin tablets are indeed safe for ducks?

    I put down a poll so you can answer which source is the best.

    Thanks
     
  2. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    Nutritional yeast I like to use it's hard to find plain niacin in alot of places and that is what you need 150mgs of niacin a day till at least 10-12 weeks of age. or 1 Tab of Nutritional yeast per cup for feed same length of time.

    Welcome to BYC @DuckandChick
     
  3. DuckandChick

    DuckandChick New Egg

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    I will try to get some nutritional yeast and if I can't get any (which is unlikely) I will get Brewer's yeast
     
  4. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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