Yearling- Swan Australian Black +shipping -ANI

Yearling- Swan Australian Black +shipping -ANI

Product No. SWANBLK3

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THE BLACKISH PLUMAGE MAKES THIS SPECIESUNMISTAKEABLE FROM ANY OTHER SWAN.IN FLIGHT, THE WHITE FLIGHT FEAHTERSCONTRAST STRONGLY WITH THE BLACKPLUMAGE. THE CALL OF THE ADULTS ISA RATHER WEAK BUGLING SOUND THAT DOESNOT CARRY A GREAT DISTANCE. IMMATURE BIRDS ARE A DULL BROWN, PALER BELOW WITHA DARK BROWN BILL AND GREY LEGS.CLUTCH SIZE: 4-10 EGGS, LAID ON ALTERNATEDAYS. breeding starts at 2-3 years of age.INCUBATION: 40 DAYS eggs approx 4.5" long,3"widWEIGHT: COBB/PEN 14#/ 12#LENGTH: 150 CM. about 5 ft. IT IS NOT NECESSARY TO HAVE SWANS ONWATER DURING THE WINTER. THEY CAN BEHOUSED INDOORS WITH DRY LITTER, IN AWARMED BARN, SHELTER.NATIVE TO SOUTH AMERICA.PIC: DGSW P 32swan eggs about 4 1/2 " long; 2 " wide.per MTR, 3-4 acres per breeding pair, don't knowif that includes the water area too, but I would guessso. per regalswan, a swan research facility, theyrecommend feeding breeder adults 50:50 ratio ofcracked corn and layer pellets (probably waterfowl)They do not recommend feeding dog food becausethe increased protein has been linked to angel wing. Will sell singles, example: 1 male, breed in the fall. shipping ANI $175.00 per pair

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