How much are blue Swedish ducks?

Blue Swedish Ducks

Sex 1 to 29 30 to 124
Unsexed $9.56 $6.75
Male $7.31 $4.95
Female $13.15 $9.62

Do blue Swedish ducks breed true?

Only Blue Swedish ducks are used for exhibition purposes, but they do not breed true. In other words, when a blue drake and a blue duck mate, only 50% of the offspring will be blue. Of the other half, 25% will be black and 25% will be splashed.

Are blue Swedish ducks endangered?

The Swedish Blue duck was first imported into the USA in the late 1800s. And it was accepted into the American Poultry Association’s Standard of Perfection in 1904. At present it is considered to be an endangered duck breed. And the breed has been listed on the ‘Watch’ list by the American Livestock Breeds Conservancy.

How do you tell the difference between a male and female blue Swedish duck?

Blue Swedish ducks have a dark blue head with dark brown eyes. The males have a greenish blue bill and the females have a bluish slate colored bill. Their bodies are predominantly blue, with white feathers on the front of their neck and on their breast.

Do Swedish ducks fly?

While Black Swedish ducks prefer to roam and forage, they are unable to fly because their bodies are too heavy for their wings. If your property is not fully fenced against predators and stray dogs, you will want to create a fenced enclosure for your ducks.

How long do blue Swedish ducks live?

Domestic ducks live, on average, 8 – 12 years. Juvenile Blue Swedish ducks will reach adult size when they are about 16 weeks.

Are Blue Swedish ducks cold hardy?

We started out with Khaki Campbells and Blue Swedish ducks, both of which are quite cold-hardy. While most ducks do well in cold weather, it’s a good idea to choose a type known to be hardy in your particular climate.

What is the calmest duck breed?

In addition, there is a great variability in personality of birds within a breed. I know there are very calm, loving White Crested or Khaki Campbell ducks out there that their owners feel are the very best, calmest duck ever. The only breed we have that can quickly become airborne is the Mallard.

What is the friendliest duck breed?

Pekin. Originating in Beijing, China (originally called Pekin) around 2500 B.C., white Pekin ducks are a calm, hardy breed. Although raised predominantly as a “table” or meat bird, Pekins do make wonderful pets and laying ducks. They are docile, friendly and can lay between 150-200 large white eggs per year.

What kind of ducks are Saxony Ducks?

The Saxony Duck is a great multipurpose duck that originated in Eastern Germany and was created using Rouen, German Pekin and Blue Pomeranian ducks introduced in 1934. Drakes have the typical Mallard pattern but with distinct coloring of blue-gray head, back, and wings. Females are buff with creamy white facial stripes and underbody.

Do you offer baby ducklings for sale?

Although every baby duck develops its own unique personality, we want to start you off with the best duck breed to suit your needs. We also offer hatchery choice ducklings for sale. This can be a more economical choice for those of you looking for a simple solution to brighten up your day.

What are Indian Runner Ducks bred for?

The Fawn & White (Indian) Runner was originally bred in Southeast Asia for high egg production and excellent mobility. Flocks of ducks are herded daily from field to field, eating waste rice, weed seeds, insects, slugs, and other bugs.