Hatching incubated eggs in cartons?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Ren2014, Oct 20, 2015.

  1. in egg cartons

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  2. lay the eggs on their side

    24 vote(s)
    72.7%
  1. wyndotte lover

    wyndotte lover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes and the ducks are a cross between black runner and a male ruieon
     
  2. TinkyPinky

    TinkyPinky Out Of The Brooder

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    Yes there was heaps of movement
     
  3. Snoozeys

    Snoozeys Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I never considered using an egg carton ... interesting idea and something worth trying !!!
     
  4. Ren2014

    Ren2014 Blessed Beyond Hope Premium Member

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    The poll is sure going in the way of laying them on their side. It's been recommended to hatch them in paper egg cartons when the air cells are whacky. I've got some reeealllly bad air cells with this bunch[​IMG]
     
  5. TinkyPinky

    TinkyPinky Out Of The Brooder

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    I hope your eggs survive! [​IMG]
     
  6. wyndotte lover

    wyndotte lover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think they will
     
  7. TinkyPinky

    TinkyPinky Out Of The Brooder

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    SOMEONE PLEASE HELP ME!!! EMERGENCY!!! when I took my egg out of my incubator it had a tiny chip! I candled it and the AIR SAC IS ripped into the egg, like the AIR SAC IS BROKEN!! PLEEEASE tell me what happened! I can't hear chirping and I felt a little kick when I was helding the egg! PLEEEEEEEASEE tell me what to do! Im really scared!
     
  8. TinkyPinky

    TinkyPinky Out Of The Brooder

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    And I don't know what day my egg is on! Its the only egg I have!
     
  9. LingaB

    LingaB Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sounds like the chick pipped the internal membrane and has started to pip the shell. Get that egg back in the bator and leave it alone!!!!!

    If it does hatch it really needs a friend.
     
    Last edited: Oct 28, 2015
  10. TinkyPinky

    TinkyPinky Out Of The Brooder

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    I put it back inside the incubatorbut the problem is, The OUTER shell is pipped,there's like a white seal under the shell, why isn't THAT broken aswell? Why can't I hear CHEEPING? Is the chick sick??
     
    Last edited: Oct 29, 2015

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