Feeding The Wild Birds At Ponds...

Discussion in 'Ornamental Fowl (Swans, etc.)' started by Jefffff, Nov 9, 2010.

  1. Jefffff

    Jefffff Out Of The Brooder

    Nov 9, 2010
    Hey All [​IMG]
    Whenever I see people feeding the wild ducks, geese or swans at any pond (and I'm guilty of this too) it's always bread that they're fed.
    I can't imagine that there's not a healthier food to feed them. Is there? What should these beauties get instead of lousy bread?
    Thanks for any help.
  2. tammyd57

    tammyd57 Chillin' With My Peeps

    I take a coffee can full of Flock Raiser (my chicken feed) to the park with me to give to the ducks and geese there. They love it!
  3. chickenzoo

    chickenzoo Emu Hugger

    Swans & Geese like Romane lettuce and greens, ducks too as well as frozen peas.
  4. Jefffff

    Jefffff Out Of The Brooder

    Nov 9, 2010
    Excellent. Thanks for the info. [​IMG]
  5. SilverPhoenix

    SilverPhoenix Bantam Fanatic

    Dec 15, 2009
    Penn Valley, CA
    Quote:Seconding this! Bread is really not good for ducks and geese and swans, it's much better to give them lettuce or peas. [​IMG]

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