What do you store your quail eggs in?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by SterlingAcres, Sep 15, 2008.

  1. SterlingAcres

    SterlingAcres Songster

    Apr 17, 2008
    Poconos, PA
    I'm getting quail and I'm not really sure what to store the eggs in once they're laying.... ? Any suggestions?
  2. Jilara

    Jilara Songster

    Aug 4, 2008
    Bay Area, CA
    How many quail? Once they start laying, if you've got some number, you'll soon be up to your neck in eggs! A friend who raised quail would fill small shoeboxes with them, just laid in carefully. (And I sometimes got to take a shoebox home!)

    I'd start by filling regular egg cartons, just putting three per egg depression. Then see how fast they fill up.
  3. Mrs MIA

    Mrs MIA Chick Magnet

    Mar 3, 2008
    I found some of the fiber cartons on eBay for a fair price, and I can store 50 of them upright in them. [​IMG] 2-3 to a regular egg carton is good, too. What do you plan on doing with the eggs?

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