how long should it be before my duck eggs hatch

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by LoveToFarm, Jun 23, 2012.

  1. LoveToFarm

    LoveToFarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi last night was day 26 and i candled my 8 duck eggs some had they beaks in the air cell and some didnt this morning i could hear them chirpping but not very much they dont wabble around much and only make noises once in a while. so my ? is how long before i see them pip the shell and when would i have to help them if need to?
     
  2. JimnTer

    JimnTer Out Of The Brooder

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    It depends on the type of duck. Most ducks take 28 days, but Muscovies take 35.
     
  3. LoveToFarm

    LoveToFarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i think they are mallard but not sure.
     

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