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Barkingdog July 15th, 2013 07:54 PM

The Danger of Feeding Bread to Ducks

Barkingdog July 15th, 2013 07:58 PM

I reading a thread on another forum I uses and some posted about bread being bad for ducks so I thought I would post something here . I run into a lot of people where I lives and they think bread is OK for ducks.

marko July 16th, 2013 08:13 AM

Especially white bread....if it's not good for us it's not good for

I hear veggies are good for ducks but I wonder what kind?

Barkingdog July 16th, 2013 09:07 AM

When it come to wild ducks it's best not to feed them at all. People feed the ducks all the time at the frog pond and some ducks will eat right from people hands. This is not good for the ducks as they're becoming too tame and depending on people for food. I tired telling people bread is bad for ducks but most people do not believe me. I would be careful feeding ducks too much veggie and could give them the runs .They can eat a little iceberg lettuce at a time too much iceberg lettuce is no good as it has no food value . I know ducks loves to eat snails, I worked on a farm and we take big cardboard boxes and cut them up and leave it on the ground over night .
In the morning there would snails under the cardboard and we let the ducks have a party. It was a great way to get rid of the snails as they could wipe out a lot plants over night.

Barkingdog March 19th, 2015 02:01 PM

I have not see any bread or a pastry trees growing in the wild yet so it's only common sense birds or any animal should not be given bread.

petty254 May 26th, 2015 09:45 AM

That was very informative, however most people are not aware of the danger that comes with feeding ducks with bread.

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