They have light blue feathers, with a white bib on the neck. The male will have a darker blue head. The outer feathers on the wings are white.
They are calm but talkative birds, and like to forage for food in orchards or paddocks.
Males will weigh up to 7 ¾ pounds (3.5 kg); females up to 6.6 pounds (3.0 kg.)
Females will lay between 100 to 150 eggs a year. The egg shells can be white, greenish or blue-tinted.
Some people feel that Swedish Blue Ducks are the same as Pommern Ducks.
Blue Swedish Ducks originated in southern Sweden.
They were imported into North America in 1884, and admitted to the American Standard of Perfection in 1904.
Called “Svensk blå anka” in Sweden.
Scherf, Beate D., Editor. World Watch List for Domestic Animal Diversity. Rome: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Second Edition. 1995. Page 381.