This is not a bug of Avahi, Avahi is only handling the DNS-SD
broadcasts. The queues are created by cups-browsed and which queues are
exactly created can be configured in /etc/cups/cups-browsed.conf.

The dirctive to control this is "CreateIPPPrinterQueues". Set it to
"LocalOnly" or "No".

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Title:
  avahi-daemon adds/installs every printer on network

Status in cups-filters package in Ubuntu:
  New

Bug description:
  When connected to a network, avahi-daemon adds & installs all printer
  on a network without being prompted.  This is not desired behaviour.
  Discovery of the printers is good, but not automatic installation &
  addition.

  ProblemType: Bug
  DistroRelease: Ubuntu 16.04
  Package: avahi-daemon 0.6.32~rc+dfsg-1ubuntu2
  ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.13.0-36.40~16.04.1-generic 4.13.13
  Uname: Linux 4.13.0-36-generic x86_64
  ApportVersion: 2.20.1-0ubuntu2.15
  Architecture: amd64
  CurrentDesktop: Unity
  Date: Mon Mar  5 09:29:05 2018
  InstallationDate: Installed on 2017-09-29 (157 days ago)
  InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 16.04.3 LTS "Xenial Xerus" - Release amd64 
(20170801)
  ProcEnviron:
   LANGUAGE=en_US
   PATH=(custom, no user)
   XDG_RUNTIME_DIR=<set>
   LANG=en_US.UTF-8
   SHELL=/bin/bash
  SourcePackage: avahi
  UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

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