Duck Egg Incubation Calculator and Chart

Have a number of fertilized duck eggs and you want to be sure when the eggs will hatch after setting in an incubator? The duck egg incubation calculator below is the right online tool to calculate the estimated hatch date of duck eggs. The tool is simple, fast and easy to use. You only need to select the date that the eggs were set and click the calculate button. The estimated hatch date will show instantly.

How Long Do Duck Eggs Take to Hatch?

The incubation period for duck eggs is 28 – 29 days counting from when the eggs are placed in an incubator. They have an average incubation period of 28 days.

Breeds of Ducks

The incubation calculator above works for the following breeds of ducks.

Abacot RangerAlabioAncona
Australian SpottedAylesburyBali
DuclairEast IndianElizabeth
Golden CascadeHook BillIndian Runner
Khaki CampbellMagpieMallard
ShetlandSilver AppleyardSwedish Blue
Welsh Harlequin  
newly hatched ducklings
Newly hatched ducklings

Duck Egg Incubation Chart / Table

A duck egg incubation chart or table is another useful resource that is used to determine the estimated hatching date for duck eggs. It is also straightforward and simple to use.

A duck egg incubation chart is also called:

  • Duck incubation chart
  • Duck hatching chart
  • Duck hatching calendar
  • Duck egg incubation calendar

The printable duck egg incubation table below is based on a 28-day Incubation Period.

Duck Egg Incubation Table

Based on a 28-Day Incubation Period
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Duck Egg Incubation Table / Chart
Duck Egg Incubation Table / Chart


How long does it take for a fertilized duck egg to hatch?

As stated above, it takes normally 28 days for a fertilized duck eggs to hatch under the right incubation condition.

How long is a duck ‘pregnant’ before laying eggs?

Ducks don’t get pregnant because they are oviparous animals. They are egg producers and layers. The egg formation process lasts for approximately 24 hours inside the duck and the egg is afterward. A mature duck could only lay one egg a day.

Can an unfertilized duck egg develop and hatch?

This is not possible. A duck egg needs to be fertilized before an embryo can be formed and hatched after 28 days.

What is the ideal temperature and humidity required for successful duck egg incubation?

Duck eggs need to be incubated at an average temperature of 99.5oF and 70-65% relative humidity.

Would a turkey lay eggs without a drake?

Yes, a duck will lay eggs without a drake (male duck). A duck does not need to mate with a drake before she can lay her eggs but the eggs can’t hatch into ducklings because it is not fertilized.

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Where can I buy a cheap, reliable egg incubator?

There are numerous cheap egg incubators. However, you can get a cheap and reliable turkey egg incubator on Amazon for as low as $30. Click here to buy a cheap turkey egg incubator on Amazon.