Domestic waterfowl are not like their wild counterparts. They cannot survive in the wild due to decades of being bred differently.

The following are wonderful resources that explain why we need to help domestic ducks and geese. Frankly, they all tell the tale much better than I ever could, so please have a read!

The Open Sanctuary Project: Domesticated Ducks

This article says it all! It excellently explains the plight of domestic ducks and why they are in danger in the wild.

Another great article on the plight of domestic ducks: