Storing Jumbo EGGs?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by sunflour, Feb 21, 2015.

  1. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member

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    One of my hens has started laying Jumbo Eggs. They are too tall for regular egg cartons. How can I store them? Currently, I have to place them in a bowl, but wondered if there is an egg carton that can accommodate them. Any ideas?
     
  2. justplainbatty

    justplainbatty Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If you are keeping them for yourself, just cut the top off of a carton to accommodate her eggs. You can cover with foil to keep strong food odors in the fridge out. [​IMG]
     
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  3. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    I've always just used a bowl for the big eggs.
     
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  4. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member

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    Thanks for the replies. Since it is only one hen laying the big ones, guess the bowl is the best for me. Wonder what duck owners do, I think they lay jumbos routinely?
     
  5. WNCcluck

    WNCcluck Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We have one hen who lays jumbos. We don't wash our eggs and store them on the counter on an egg skelter. The jumbos and the normal larges as well as the occasional medium we get all fit just fine.
     
  6. PattiS72

    PattiS72 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have leghorns who lay big ones, also we have smaller ones that lay double yolkers. What's an egg skelter?
     
  7. WNCcluck

    WNCcluck Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's a circular ramp for storing eggs.

    http://www.mannapro.com/products/poultry/the-egg-skelter/

    We actually have two so we can get up to four dozen eggs at a time. We don't often have that many because we use them fairly quickly and have a neighbor who loves the fresh eggs.
     
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    PattiS72 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh okay, thanks.
     

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