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Blue Swedish Ducks

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Blue Swedish Ducklings

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Num. Birds 1-24 25-49 50-99 100+
Price per Bird $6.29 $5.59 $5.29 $4.89
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Price: $6.29

Availability: Usually Ships in 4 to 6 Weeks

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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

Average Customer Review: 5 of 5 | Total Reviews: 5 Write a review.


  0 of 0 people found the following review helpful:
 
blue sweds August 29, 2014
Reviewer: catherine gusa from williamsburg, NM United States  
beautiful and they are so playful.

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Excellent/Adorable! July 30, 2014
Reviewer: Anonymous Person from NC United States  
I ordered a pair of Blue Swedish and a pair of Black Swedish. All four of my ducks arrived in excellent condition and I was notified of their arrival promptly. They seem happy to be out of their box and are very active!

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  1 of 1 people found the following review helpful:
 
Thank You! July 15, 2014
Reviewer: Robin Marzzarella from Newburg, PA United States  
Doing well and so sweet!


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  2 of 2 people found the following review helpful:
 
Two thumbs up May 13, 2014
Reviewer: Brian from lander, WY United States  
Highly recommend.  Everything went smoothly and our ducklings are doing well. Growing fast! Thank you!

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  2 of 2 people found the following review helpful:
 
So sweet May 8, 2014
Reviewer: Anna from Holden, MA United States  
these ducks are so lovely, i don''t understand why they aren't that popular, everyone came in healthy and happy!

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