Which way have you had luck better? Egg cartons or laying in the bator?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by erijn5, Jan 29, 2012.

  1. erijn5

    erijn5 Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 8, 2008
    South Central IL
    I have tried both ways...but which way do you think is better? Using the egg carton method where they hatch in those or just laying them on their sides and letting them go??
  2. rebelcowboysnb

    rebelcowboysnb Confederate Money Farm

    Mine are all hatched in cartons that are tilted on there side at a 45 degree angle by propping them on the wall.
    The eggs are in there natural state(angle) but cant roll around. In a small incubator you can cut cartons in to strips to put the eggs in an have the same results.
  3. perrym1962

    perrym1962 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 21, 2007
    Eastview, Ky..
    I like the carton method the best. Easier cleanup and they pop right out without the bowling ball effect....
  4. Provident Acres

    Provident Acres Out Of The Brooder

    Dec 28, 2011
    Live Oak, FL
    I agree. Much easier cleanup and keeps them from getting knocked around while trying to hatch. [​IMG]

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