oooops. should i have cut out bottoms of paper egg carton?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by rosco, Dec 9, 2009.

  1. rosco

    rosco Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i'm using a paper egg carton to hold eggs in place. i didn't cut out the bottoms. i wondered whether air flow would be adequate for the smaller end of the eggs but i never heard it mentioned aaaaaand,.

    have a blundered? at 16hrs incubation, should i remove eggs quickly and cut bottoms out?

    whew!

    Rosco
     
  2. catwalk

    catwalk Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 19, 2009
    If it's never mentioned, it may not matter. I just hatched in regular egg cartons myself, and while my skills are not great yet, I have six little peepers running around the brooder, trying to drown! If you are concerned and want to switch them, why not cut up a different carton, and transfer them next time you turn?

    Good luck!
     
  3. rosco

    rosco Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:if your's made it like that i think i'm cool. if an expert says cut the bottoms out, i'll transfer them into a prepared bottomless carton.

    THX!
    Rosco
     

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