Egg cartons

Discussion in 'Quail' started by VickieB57, Nov 5, 2013.

  1. VickieB57

    VickieB57 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I purchased some egg cartons from a sponsor for this site (I can't remember who it was, now). My eggs are too large for the cartons. Does anyone know of cartons that would fit for the large eggs produced by the Jumbo Brown Coturnix?
     
  2. pigeons in ak

    pigeons in ak Chillin' With My Peeps

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    chicken egg carton should hold them[​IMG]
     
  3. James the Bald

    James the Bald Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Vickie, I feel bad because a while back, somebody asked for a place to get quail egg cartons, and I put up a link to the quail cartons from Flemmings. Then shortly after that, my wife pointed out that 50% of our eggs were so big, they wouldn't fit in the quail rails that we were putting them in to "size them up". She then told me that we should just use chicken egg cartons, but since we havent purchased eggs in so long, we ended up picking some up from Tractor supply company for 50 cents each.
    James
     
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  4. Reedgirl20

    Reedgirl20 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I buy the paper quail egg cartons from eBay and they have fit even the largest JMF eggs I've had.
     
  5. VickieB57

    VickieB57 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I send eggs home with my daughter. My grandson has problems with allergies and we were adding goat milk and quail eggs to his diet to see if it would help. She has 3 small boys, 5 and under, so I needed something I could put them in that she could safely get home. (that's why I probably wouldn't try the flats. That would be a disaster just waiting to happen... :) ) I'm using the quail egg cartons right now, but don't try shutting them all the way. I put a rubber band around them to keep them closed and it's been working so far. I can try the regular size egg cartons. I'll let her decide what she likes best.
     
  6. VickieB57

    VickieB57 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Reedgirl20, do the paper cartons you use close? The only thing I can find there for quails are the plastic cartons for the smaller eggs, or the paper flats.
     
  7. Reedgirl20

    Reedgirl20 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes the ones I use hold 30 eggs and close like regular chicken egg cartons. Last bought 100 of them during the springtime from ozarkaviary. Haven't looked for more lately.
     

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