The boys are behaving themselves these days. . .
which means they are not biting us.Mating season has ended until March, and sad to say, our female passed away a month ago. Therefore, the boys are less *rambunctious* these days.
We let them free range when we are outside and they follow us. It's quite a sight to see them waddle side by side down the narrow path to the horse barn. The horses come to the fence and two horses and two ducks stare at each other for quite some time and none of them utter a sound.
The ducks like eating snow, but especially love the thawed organic frozen corn and peas I toss to them .
You do know ducks should NOT be fed bread, right? Unfortunately, we see people do it all the time at ponds and parks.
Bread is not good for their digestive system and it is not nutritious enough. It's basically JUNK FOOD for a duck.
You shouldn't feed ducks in the wild at all, but if you must, choose healthy alternatives such as cut up grapes, oats, birdseed, frozen peas and corn (thawed ) or waterfowl pellets.
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