Where do Swans get their food during frigid winter months?

Where do Swans get their food during winter months?
Feeding swans during the winter months ///Crimson Tazvinzwa

In the cold winter months, swans have great difficulty finding food, it is scarce

Where do Swans get their food during winter months?
Where do Swans get their food during winter months?//Crimson Tazvinzwa

Swans’ main natural source of food is river weed and vegetation but this disappears during the winter and feeding swans can help them to survive the cold weather.

Feeding Swans
Feeding Swans//Crimson Tazvinzwa

The ideal food for swans is:

Wheat

 A great new wheat variety bred for the Southeast, a favorite for many bakeries. High yields, very good wheat rust resistance
 A great new wheat variety bred for the Southeast, a favorite for many bakeries. High yields, very good wheat rust resistance

Corn

A corn is a kind of callus, made of dead skin. They usually form on smooth, hairless skin surfaces, especially on the top or the side of the toes. They are usually small and circular, with a clearly defined center that can be hard of soft.
corn is a kind of callus, made of dead skin. They usually form on smooth, hairless skin surfaces, especially on the top or the side of the toes. They are usually small and circular, with a clearly defined center that can be hard of soft.

Chopped up lettuce

Chopped green lettuce on wooden board close-up
Chopped green lettuce on wooden board close-up

Spinach

Spinach is a green, leafy vegetable that is high in nutrients and low in calories.
Spinach is a green, leafy vegetable that is high in nutrients and low in calories.

Bread can also be fed to swans provided it is not mouldy, and it should not be fed in vast quantities.

Where do Swans get their food during winter months?
The safest way for swans to feed is when they are in the water where they are protected from predators such as dogs.?//Crimson Tazvinzwa

The safest way for swans to feed is when they are in the water where they are protected from predators such as dogs.

Feeding swans on the river bank may expose them to unnecessary risk of harm.

The safest way for swans to feed is when they are in the water where they are protected from predators such as dogs.
The safest way for swans to feed is when they are in the water where they are protected from predators such as dogs//Crimson Tazvinzwa
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