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Kentucky Wildlife officials say "Don't feed bread or crackers to geese & ducks"

The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources posted a warning on Facebook, "Don't feed bread or crackers to geese & ducks!"

The post generated thousands of shares and hundreds of comments.

 

 

Wildlife officials say eating bread or crackers causes “Angel Wing” syndrome which can lead to deformed wing growth, ultimately leaving the birds flightless and unable defend against predators.

 

 

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(This story was originally published on June 11, 2018)

 


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