How long do duck eggs take?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by debilorrah, Nov 14, 2009.

  1. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    I put some in this morning.... If I waited they would have gone bad, so I took a chance and put them in the bator. How long do they take?
  2. Ducks-R-Us

    Ducks-R-Us Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 23, 2009
    North Dakota
    Most duck eggs take 28 days - call ducks about 26 days and muscovies take about 35 days
  3. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    Quote:These are Rouens. Iffy that they will hatch, but it is worth a try!
  4. akpeeps

    akpeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 25, 2008
    Wasilla, Alaska
    Good luck!
    I put one in the bator last week to see if my boy really was able to do his thing. He's only 5 1/2 mos so I wasn't sure. I couldn't stand it so I candled it Friday and have some veining. [​IMG]
    This will be an interesting combination. He's Khaki Campbell/Rouen and the hen is Blue Swedish.
    Keep us updated. [​IMG]
  5. One Acre Wonder Farm

    One Acre Wonder Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 20, 2009
    My duck eggs (Swedish) seem to show veining very early, around 5 days. For some reason waiting 21 days for chicken eggs seems like a breeze compared to the 28 that ducks take. That last week passes by SOOOOOOOOO slowly!!!

    Good luck, keep us posted on their progress!

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