Egg cartons

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Ohmyheart, Aug 14, 2019 at 2:57 PM.

  1. Ohmyheart

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    I'm having a hard time finding duck egg cartons. I ordered some off of Ebay as it said Duck,goose and turkey eggs. They are way too big for my duck eggs. I have large and extra large cartons in the house for my chickens eggs. But my Pekins eggs won't fit in those. She's only just starting and has laid over 3 oz eggs.

    Everyone else's eggs will fit in my other cartons.
     
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  2. PirateGirl

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  3. Ohmyheart

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    I saw both of those online. Amazon reviews say the one won't hold duck eggs. Do you have any experience?

    I went to TSC as online says they have them in stock. Sadly they do not I guess someone walked off with the last one as the clerk said their records showed one left. It was nowhere to be found.

    I need cartons that don't cost an arm and a leg for selling purposes. For me at home I don't care if the lid doesn't close right. I should have mentioned that in the OP.
     
  4. PirateGirl

    PirateGirl Chicken Lover, Duck Therapist

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    The one on amazon is the one I use at home for duck eggs and the lid does close.
     
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  5. Ohmyheart

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    Thank you, it's hard finding egg cartons that will hold a 3 in tall egg. Too bad that carton is a bit too expensive to be handing out.
     
  6. DuckyDonna

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    I thought that egg cartons were going to be cheap if you bought in bulk. They are NOT! I just use chicken egg cartons and they don't close and if people don't like it too bad is my attitude!
     
  7. PirateGirl

    PirateGirl Chicken Lover, Duck Therapist

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    When I use chicken cartons I put smaller eggs close to the hinge, and larger eggs on the outer row and usually can get them to close. :fl If I sell eggs, my carton cost factors into my price.
     
  8. DuckyDonna

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    Me too!
     
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  9. Ohmyheart

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    i know the price is crazy. I bought a some off of Ebay for 9 bucks and they are huge. i thin I will keep them and just put a nice napkin in it to cradle the eggs a bit. If I run out I will just use the chicken egg cartons. I suspect my duck egg buyers will be the ones that already bring back my cartons. New Ppl I think I will use the chicken egg cartons in case I never see the new ones again.
     
  10. Ohmyheart

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    Yes this is something I was thinking too. i don't want to pay crazy money and have to charge crazy prices.

    I'm already having trouble figuring out what to charge for duck eggs.
    I sell my very large chicken eggs for 3$ and one of my customers told me I need to raise my prices lol.
     

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