A mourning dove generally sits on her eggs in a nesting period of 12 to 15 days to encourage them to hatch. The clutch size is generally two eggs. The babies leave the nest in an additional 14 day period. More »

Doves rest their heads between their shoulders when they sleep, and they primarily eat seeds and fruit rather than insects. They typically lay only two eggs at the time, and the eggs hatch in about two weeks. Both parent... More »

Mourning doves primarily consume seeds, which make up over 90 percent of their diet. Their diet commonly includes the seeds from plants such as ragweed, sunflower, wheat, millet, corn and pokeweed. Occasionally, mourning... More »

It takes 14 to 15 days for dove eggs to hatch. Doves usually sit on the eggs for incubation, but it is a good idea to have an incubator available just in case. More »

A person knows when a bird egg is going to hatch because the incubation period is up; this is the period of time it takes for eggs to develop while being kept at a steady, warm temperature. Incubation periods differ betw... More »

Duck eggs typically hatch in 28 to 35 days. The difference in time depends upon the breed. Eggs of commonly-raised breeds of ducks, such as the Pekin variety, take 28 days. More »

It takes between 17 and 20 days for parakeet eggs to hatch. The female parakeet lays an egg approximately every other day until her entire clutch has been laid. A clutch is typically four to six eggs, but it is not unusu... More »