Feeding the park waterfowl

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  1. chicken farmer

    chicken farmer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I know you shouldn't really feed the waterfowl but were allowed in the park with a big pond in town near by and there's different kinds of geese,ducks and there's mute swans and I hate going there and seeing people giving them bread and buns and junk food when it's bad on there digestive system and low in nutrition and I live in Ohio and it's fall and getting colder and I was thinking and would love to go to the feed store and buy a 50lb bag of crackcorn and feed all of them and give them something good and they would love it.
     
  2. ducklover87

    ducklover87 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Crackcorn is almost as bad as the bread. Crack corn is basically like candy for them. But it does help to increase body heat for them. What a nice thing you would be doing for them.
     
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  3. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    I know it's pricey, but just to let you know - Mazuri waterfowl feed is designed to float. It is shaped like m n m's. Maybe give that sometimes. It has a really good balance of nutrients. Also, plain wheat berries has good protein in it.
     
  4. chicken farmer

    chicken farmer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I know corn isn't high in nutrition either but would be good for them to get some grain,and i might buy some layer pellets too
     

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