Obatianing niacin

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  1. DuckMadness

    DuckMadness Out Of The Brooder

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    I found Niacin that's flush free and actual niacin buts it's in 500mg tablets. Would I be safe to split the tablet into 5ths and add a 5th to a gallon of water? Thoughts?
     
  2. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    Not suppose to use flush free or time released. Plain niacin is what is rec. or Nutritional yeast found at many health food stores or possibly Whole foods. 1 Tab to each cup of feed.
     
  3. DuckMadness

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    I found 250mg tablets at gnc that are flush free and are not time released I cut them in half and shaved a bit so I think it's working.
     
  4. dotknott

    dotknott Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Flush free niacin is a different form of niacin than what we try to give our ducks. Niacin is available as nicotinamide (or niacinamide) and inositol hexanicotinate. The latter is a time release formula that peaks in the blood stream 6-8 hours after ingestion in humans.. that isn't going to be in the duckling long enough!
     
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  5. DuckMadness

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    My autocorrect killed me hahaha I bought Niacin that wasn't not flush free or time released its just regular old niacin.
     
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    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    dotknott Chillin' With My Peeps

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    hahaha This happens to me more than I'd like to admit.
     
  8. DuckMadness

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    Hahaha yeah
     

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