Niacin

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Baileyrc123, Jun 16, 2019.

  1. Baileyrc123

    Baileyrc123 In the Brooder

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    How much niacin should I give my duckling to prevent angel wing? How much brewers yeast should I add to a cup of food?
     
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  2. Texag87

    Texag87 Crowing

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    The Brewers yeast I get from Amazon comes with a tea and tablespoon size scoop. It may not be enough but we sprinkled a teaspoon for each cup of food. Brooded 14 using that amount including three Pekins with no problems. We kept putting it on their food even after switching to flock raiser just to be safe.
     
  3. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life

    Niacin is mainly for strong legs and healthy brain. For protecting for angel wing keep treats to min and use a balanced feed for age of your duckling, there is controversy on what causes angel wing some say high protein others genetic. A lot of members feed their water fowl an all flock feed that is 20% protein and never had angel wing so it’s really hard to pin point actual cause. Brewers yeast dose is 1 Tab per cup of feed you give.
     

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