important question for those who hatch in cartons

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by chkinut, Jan 26, 2011.

  1. chkinut

    chkinut Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 25, 2010
    Leesburg, Ohio
    i have some OE eggs on day 20 and i have about 5 pips already! yea!! but my question is, one of them has pipped right up against the egg carton....will it be ok? or will it have trouble? should i open the bator and turn the egg a tad? also, one has pipped at the blunt end of the egg instead of the "usual" places where chicks usually pip. will this chick b ok?
     
  2. Opa

    Opa Opa-wan Chickenobi

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    I always hatch in egg cartons and have never had the carton cause a problem
     
  3. pnp4kidz

    pnp4kidz Chillin' With My Peeps

    I just put mine on lockdown this morning, and used cartons for the first time...
    fingers crossed that it works!
    I seem to have 14 promising eggs!
     
  4. chkinut

    chkinut Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 25, 2010
    Leesburg, Ohio
    well, i just reasoned that the egg carton is flimsy. so i'm sure the chick has plenty of give in the carton. i'm not too worried.
     

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