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Blue Swedish Ducklings

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Num. Birds 1-24 25-49 50-119 120+
Price per Bird $6.79 $6.49 $6.29 $5.49
Price: $6.79

Availability: Usually Ships in 1 to 2 Weeks

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Gender of Ducks*:
Straight Run (Day-Old Random Gender)
Females (Day-Old Hens) [Add $1.99]
Males (Day-Old Drakes) [Add $1.99]

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Blue Swedish Ducks

The Blue Swedish Ducks are a large and attractive domestic duck breed that is similar in size to the Rouen Duck. The blue coloration is a rarer coloration in any domestic poultry, and it is much more difficult to breed for. The blue often appears to be a slate or gray color, but the hues do differ. Duck breeds similar to the Blue Swedish were bred in Europe for hundreds of years. It is thought that the first Blue Swedish ducks were raised in Pomerania around 1835, which was then part of the Swedish Kingdom.

These birds make great pets because they have a calm disposition along with their typically social behaviors. They are average layers of fresh duck eggs, and they are very aesthetically appealing in a large flock with their slate blue coloration and white bibs. Like many other breeds of domestic ducks, Blue Swedish Ducks can make an excellent garden pet as they are active foragers. They will rid your garden or lawn of harmful insects.

Breeding the Blue Swedish Ducks can be challenging because blue feathered fowl do not breed true to color. When breeding a Blue Swedish male with a Blue Swedish female, you will get 50% blue, 25%, black (Black Swedish), and 25% light grey called Silver or Splash colored.

Product Facts

Blue Swedish Duck Info

  • Weight - Drakes: 8 pounds ; Hens: 7 pounds
  • Color - Grayish blue plumage with white bibs on the chest, feet are orange
  • Egg Color - White
  • Country of Origin - Pomerania area of Europe which, at the time, was a part of the Swedish Kingdom but is now the area of northeast Germany and northwest Poland. They were first imported to the US in the late 1800s


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Perfect Blue Swedish Ducklings July 13, 2015
Reviewer: Emily Hostetter from Rockwood, PA United States  
My ducklings arrived happy, healthy, and a day earlier than planned! They both settled in nicely and are doing great!

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Blue Swedish June 9, 2015
Reviewer: Davina Lightner  
I absolutely love these little guys! They arrived safe and sound and are now thriving. I would recommend this breed to anyone.

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Great June 4, 2015
Reviewer: John-Paul Young from Shreveport, LA United States  
Timely and healthy

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Very satisfied June 3, 2015
Reviewer: J Campos from Roswell, NM United States  
All ducklings arrived as expected and are doing very well. There was good communication with efowl when my shipping day happened to fall on memorial day.  They shipped out the next day. All ducklings were healthy. Purchasing the gro-gel was worth the small extra fee. I would definitely order from efowl again.

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Reviewer: Tamara Conder from Carbondale, IL United States  
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