Quail egg cartons

Discussion in 'Quail' started by stephstuckman, Dec 6, 2014.

  1. stephstuckman

    stephstuckman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I know there are already threads about this but I still can't find the right egg cartons. Are the one pictured big enough to hold jumbo coturnix eggs?

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  2. oktx

    oktx Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If you're shipping, you will probably have to add some small bubble wrap inside the cartons or they will rattle around too much. The only cartons that I found that worked perfectly are no longer made. :(
     
  3. stephstuckman

    stephstuckman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They are not for shipping, just for me and maybe some to sell for eating. I was worried they might be too small
     
  4. oktx

    oktx Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If you just want to have egg cartons for you, ask 3 friends to save you their chicken egg cartons. Free and easy. You can fit 2~3 eggs in each chicken egg spot in a normal carton. For selling eating eggs, you can get the plastic ones. They won't be too small. More likely they will be slightly too large.
     
  5. stephstuckman

    stephstuckman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well I must have jumbo eggs for the most part because 80% of my eggs are too big for the cartons. They don't fit in the holes and the lids won't close all the way.
     
  6. stephstuckman

    stephstuckman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here are some different sizes in the cartons
     
  7. allquailORjk

    allquailORjk New Egg

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    Did you ever find any that worked? I am currently on the hunt for containers, and my quail eggs are to big as well :(
     
  8. stephstuckman

    stephstuckman Chillin' With My Peeps

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  9. stephstuckman

    stephstuckman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I got these cartons from ebay. A little pricy with shipping but the eggs fit at least. I have only had one big round double yolker that didn't fit so far. They are really sturdy too. Those other cartons were super flimsly too.
     
  10. Champion

    Champion Out Of The Brooder

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    I can't find cheap ones anywhere! All I want are the paper quail cartons but it seems everyone is only selling the clear plastics.
     

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