While experts and charities don’t unanimously agree about the harm it can cause, most believe it’s safe in small amounts. However, it should not make up a duck’s sole diet and should be supplemented with more nutritious food.
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because while it’s safe to feed birds bread in small amounts, it should form part of a healthy, nutrient rich diet.
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