Hatching duck eggs

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Chicken225, Aug 28, 2011.

  1. Chicken225

    Chicken225 Out Of The Brooder

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    Can anyone tell me how long will it take to hatch duck eggs? Its my first time hatching my own duck eggs I always just buy the babies.
     
  2. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    Quote:well you need to specify what breed your talking about.
     
  3. learycow

    learycow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Almost all duck breeds take 28 days.
    Muscovies are the exception, they take 35 days.

    I usually give the ones that don't hatch on time a week or so extra in the incubator. Sometimes you get 1 or 2 (depending on how many you hatch) that take longer than the rest.
     

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