How Long Do Mallard Ducks Sit on Their Eggs?


When a mallard duck has laid enough eggs, which may take weeks, she will begin sitting on her eggs. Twenty-eight days is the average time a mallard duck will sit on her eggs, though she may sit for longer if the eggs are taking longer to hatch. If an egg hasn't hatched within 35 days, it is a bad egg and should be thrown out.
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1. Start up the incubator several hours before you add the eggs to stabilize the temperature. The ideal temperature is 99.5 degrees F, but a range between 98 and 99.9 degrees is adequate
Until they hatch.
1. Start by checking on your local laws. Depending on where you live, disturbing wildlife, including bird eggs, is likely illegal, if you are trying to sell the ducks later as pets
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