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Table 1 Sex, age categories and body condition in non-commercial anseriform poultry submitted for post-mortem diagnostics to the National Veterinary Institute (SVA), Sweden in 2011–2020

From: Retrospective analysis of post-mortem findings in domestic ducks and geese from non-commercial flocks in Sweden, 2011–2020

  Domestic duck Muscovy duck Hybrid duck Domestic goose Total %
N (submissionsa) 27 25 2 25 79  
N (birds) 41 45 2 32 120  
Sex
 Male 13 18 0 9 40 33.3
 Female 25 21 2 23 71 59.2
 No record 3 6 0 0 9 7.5
Age category
 Juvenile (0– < 8 weeks) 11 18 1 12 42 35.0
 Subadult (8 weeks–˂1 year) 13 17 0 7 37 30.8
 Adult (≥ 1 year) 17 10 1 13 41 34.2
Body condition
 Emaciated 1 6 0 8 15 12.5
 Below normal 20 20 2 14 56 46.7
 Normal 19 19 0 7 45 37.5
 Above normal/obese 0 0 0 3 3 2.5
 No record 1 0 0 0 1 0.8
  1. aEach submission involved 1–5 birds