Lockdown today! And a question

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by drmeyes236, Oct 19, 2009.

  1. drmeyes236

    drmeyes236 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    eggs have been in a turner should I put them in an egg carton for hatch or lay them on their sides? I kinda feel laying them on their sides disorients them and they don't hatch or hatch the wrong end(past experience) how do you do it?
     
  2. RickiHupp

    RickiHupp Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would lay them on their sides. IMO. I have never tried the egg carton hatch but I think most use the carton during the first 18 days then take them out?! I may be wrong though [​IMG]
     
  3. PotterWatch

    PotterWatch My Patronus is a Chicken

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    I have seen pictures of it done both ways and there are arguements for and against both. I think when I am ready, I will be using a carton, but this is my first hatch, so I don't have any personal experience to give.
     
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    drmeyes236 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    hummmm I just cut the bottom of the egg carton so I guess I have made my decision due to your posts! Thank you all and send hatching vibes if you could these 3 duck eggs are from my own ducks who were snatched by a hawk(?) My poor Lucky was the coolest thing I have ever had and I miss him sooo much! [​IMG]
     
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