Can ducks eat peanuts and shells?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by carlyducks, May 10, 2018.

  1. carlyducks

    carlyducks Chirping

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    DB568C7E-5B31-4757-B064-4CC8BCAF7874.jpeg So someone around my neighborhood had to have been feeding peanuts to squirrels because my ducks used to find them every day and LOVE them. they stopped finding them so i bought them some. they are unsalted and get about 2 a day and they go “nuts” for them. they eat the shell and the peanut inside. is this okay for ducks to eat? i looked it up and can’t really find any information on if it’s safe or not? the peanuts are the kind in the picture! thank you!
     
  2. 007Sean

    007Sean Crossing the Road Premium Member

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    I think there probably fine to give your ducks. I've hunted wild mallards that were full of whole peanuts....so many that you would think they would be choking! :gig
    As long as their not salted and natural, I don't see a problem.
     
  3. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life Premium Member

  4. Won't hurt them but high in fat...
     
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    carlyducks Chirping

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    carlyducks Chirping

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    I heard that, thank you!
     
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