Is there a certain way to put an egg in the carton?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by sunny & the 5 egg layers, Jul 22, 2011.

  1. sunny & the 5 egg layers

    sunny & the 5 egg layers Overrun With Chickens

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    Do you want to pointy part of the egg pointing down or up in the carton?
    Thank You. [​IMG]
     
  2. galanie

    galanie Treat Dispenser No More

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    Pointy down, I've always been told.
     
  3. moetrout

    moetrout Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was told pointy end up. Is this gonna end up like Gulivers Travels? If so I gues this makes me a little endian.
     
  4. dianaross77

    dianaross77 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I never even thought to ask that question. I've always seen them pointy up from store bought cartons. I sure hope more people chime in. I'm curious to know which way people do it and why.
     
  5. ReikiStar

    ReikiStar Chillin' With My Peeps

    FOR INCUBATION: Pointy side down, large side up. Air cell is up.

    FOR EATING EGGS: Large side down, pointy side up. Suppose to make them last longer.
     
  6. SilkieChickenLover336

    SilkieChickenLover336 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ok so im going to go take a look in my egg carton from the store...

    mine are pointy side down.....these eggs are from a store so i would believe pointy side down
     
  7. duckinnut

    duckinnut Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just put them all in a basket that will end the debate! [​IMG] Its too darn hot to be using the brain today,only enough energy to make sure the girls are cool,the dog is cool and me is cool in that order.[​IMG]
     
  8. dianaross77

    dianaross77 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Maybe I just always assumed they were pointy side up. [​IMG] And I don't have any to check now. [​IMG]
     
  9. wowmanacat

    wowmanacat Chillin' With My Peeps

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  10. Mac in Wisco

    Mac in Wisco Antagonist

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    All retail shell eggs are stored and packed pointy end down. The packing machines are even setup to make sure that happens.
     
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