What foods should NOT be fed to ducks?

Two of the worst foods to feed ducks that are thought to be duck-friendly and duck-safe foods are bread and crackers. Under no circumstances should bread and crackers ever be fed to ducks. Feeding ducks bread and crackers can malnourish a duck as well as introduce unwanted parasites and diseases into its ecosystem.

In addition, below is a list of additional food and beverage that should not be fed to ducks:

  • Bread
  • Crackers
  • Popcorn
  • Donuts
  • Cereal
  • Chips
  • Avocados
  • Onions
  • Garlic
  • Fruit pits
  • Candy
  • Nut shells
  • Caffeine
  • Oil/Butter
  • Carbonated drink
  • Alcohol
  • Any junk or processed foods

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