Chicken vs Duck: All Nutritional Differences

Where is more calories, protein, carbs - what is more healthy?

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Chicken - calories, kcal, weight, nutrition
Duck - calories, kcal, weight, nutrition

Chicken vs duck meat - where is more calories?

At first glance, you can see that in chicken is much less calories than in duck meat.

Chicken has 114 kcal per 100g and duck meat 404 kcal per 100g so it is pretty easy to calculate that the difference is about 254 %.

Additionally, it is also easy to notice that most of the calories in chicken cames from protein and in duck meat from fat.

chicken or duck meat - where is more nutrients?

Chicken vs duck meat: detailed nutrition, vitamins and minerals comparison

per 100gChickenDuck
Calories114 404
Fat1.65 g39.34 g
Protein23.2 g11.49 g
Water74.86 g48.5 g
Calcium12 mg11 mg
Iron0.73 mg2.4 mg
Magnessium27 mg15 mg
Phosphorus2.4 mg5.5 mg
Potassium239 mg209 mg
Sodium68 mg63 mg
Zink2.4 mg5.5 mg
Vitaminium B1 (Thiamine)0.068 mg0.197 mg
Vitaminium B2 (riboflavin)0.092 mg0.21 mg
Vitaminium B3 (Niacin)10.604 mg3.934 mg
Vitaminium B60.54 mg0.19 mg
Vitaminium B9 (Folic acid)0.004 mg0.013 mg
Vitaminium E0.22 mg0.7 mg
Vitaminium K0.002 mg0.006 mg

Where is more protein?

It is aslo easy to see see that in chicken is more protein than in duck meat.

There is 11.49g per 100g of duck meat and 23.2g per 100g of chicken so using simple math we can see that difference is about 50 %.

Where is more carbs?

There is the same amount of carbohydrates in chicken and duck meat - 0g/100g.

Where is more fats?

In chicken is less fats than in duck meat.

Tables below show us that there is 39.34g/100g of fats in duck meat and 1.65g/100g in chicken. In this case difference is about 2284 %.

See tables below to compare chicken with duck meat in details.


  • Calories114
  • Fat1.65 g
  • Protein23.2 g
  • Water74.86 g
Chicken calories per:
100g | ounce | single piece | breast | thigh | leg | wing

Energy content

  • 0% CARBS.
  • 86% PROTEIN
  • 14% FAT


  • Calories404
  • Fat39.34 g
  • Protein11.49 g
  • Water48.5 g
Duck calories per:
100g | ounce | single piece | breast | thigh | leg

Energy content

  • 0% CARBS
  • 11% PROTEIN
  • 89% FAT

chicken or duck meat - where is more vitamins?

chicken or duck meat - where is more minerals?

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All information about nutrition on this website was created with help of information from the official United States Department of Agriculture database.

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