Coscoroba Swans for Sale

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Coscoroba Swans for Sale

 

About Coscoroba Swans for Sale

Coscoroba Swans are a great way to expand a backyard poultry flock. These birds are long-lived and gorgeous, one of the most beautiful waterfowl.

Description:

The Coscoroba Swan is the smallest species. For both males and females, the body length is 3-4 feet. Males have a wingspan of 18-19 inches, but females have a wingspan of 17-18 inches. The white plumage, pink bill, and pink feet make them very distinctive.

Range: This species of swan is found all over southern South America as far north as central Chile.

Habitat:

The Coscoroba swan lives in shallow areas of freshwater that are surrounded by vegetation.

Status in the Wild: The wild population is small but stable and is not considered endangered. The main threat to this species is habitat loss.

Breeding: They breed in spring and summer beginning at age 3 and have the same mate for life. Breeding swans can be very territorial.

Incubation: The female will incubate a clutch of 3-7 eggs for approximately 5 weeks. Male swans guard the nest when the female leaves to eat. Coscoroba Swans for Sale

Lifespan:

In captivity, they can live up to 35 years, and 7 years in the wild.

Weight: Adult males weigh 9-12 lbs. on average, but adult females weigh 7-10 lbs.

Housing Requirements: Introductions to the new environment should be made from behind fencing since the swans need time to adjust. They need water to swim, eat, and mate in. Coscoroba Swans for Sale

Miscellaneous notes: Coscoroba Swans are pinioned before they arrive to you, so they are unable to fly away. Coscoroba Swans for Sale

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