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Wild waterfowl feed

Discussion in 'Poultry Chat' started by Alvina, Feb 8, 2020.


  1. Alvina

    Alvina PetForums Junior

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    I dont have any knowledge of duck/swan nutrition.
    The Sainsbury's mixer dry food is not liked and I didnt want it to go to waste.
    I noticed that the contents is similar to the food I feed the local swans, ducks and the odd coot.
    I have provided the contents below, is the complementary dog food safe to feed (soaked) to the swans?


    Wildthings Swan and Duck Food
    Composition: Wheat, Wheatfeed, Soya, Whole Maize, Fish Meal, Soya Oil, Minerals.
    Technological Additives: None Stated; Sensory Additives: None Stated; Nutritional Additives: Vitamin A 19000 IU, Vitamin D3 1900 IU, Vitamin E 110mg; Iron (Ferrous Sulphate Monohydrate): 40mg, Copper (Cupric Sulphate Pentahydrate): 7mg, Manganese (Manganous Sulphate Monohydrate): 30mg, Zinc (Zinc Sulphate Monohydrate): 100mg, Iodine (Calcium Iodate Anhydrous): 1mg, Selenium (Sodium Selenite): 0.25mg.
    Analytical Constituents: Protein 18%, Crude Fibres 3.5%, Crude Oils and Fats 4%, Crude Ash 4%, Moisture Not stated


    Sainsbury's Dry Dog Food Mixer

    Composition: Cereals, Meat and Animal Derivatives, Oils and Fats, Minerals, Derivatives of Vegetable Origin.
    Additives: Technological Additives: Antioxidants, Preservatives.
    Nutritional Additives: Vitamin A 13600 IU/kg, Vitamin D3 1200 IU/kg, Vitamin E 56mg/kg, Iodine (Calcium Iodate Anhydrous) 2mg/kg, Selenium (Sodium Selenite) 0.1mg/kg, Copper (Copper (II) Sulphate Pentahydrate) 6mg/kg, Iron (Iron (II) Sulphate Monohydrate) 48mg/kg, Manganese (Manganese (II) Oxide) 40mg/kg, Zinc (Zinc Oxide) 80mg/kg.
    Analytical Constituents: Kcal(/100g) 342, Crude Protein 13.5%, Crude Fat 7%, Crude Fibre 3%, Crude Ash 6%
     
  2. Lurcherlad

    Lurcherlad PetForums VIP

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    Maybe ask a wildlife rescue if they know?

    Otherwise, offer it to a dog rescue?
     
  3. Alvina

    Alvina PetForums Junior

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    Do you know of any dog rescue (UK) that would accept opened food?
     
  4. NaomiM

    NaomiM Love my furry, feathered and finned family

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    I believe it's illegal in the UK to feed meat products to poultry (which I assume includes ducks).
     
  5. Alvina

    Alvina PetForums Junior

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    Does that include fish meal?
     
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