Best place to get an egg basket?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by MagsC, Jan 27, 2010.

  1. MagsC

    MagsC Queen Of Clueless

    Jul 27, 2008
    Minnesota
    I am going to be searching for one of those old fashioned wire egg baskets. Any good ideas on the best place to get one?
     
  2. newchicksnducks

    newchicksnducks Chillin' With My Peeps

    Ebay if you want an actual antique. But several hatchery sells them in their catalogs. Meyerhatchery.com is one that I just recently came across. They offer both the 15 dozen and 7 dozen size at $23.87 and 17.25 respectively.
     
  3. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Mags, eggcartons.com has them and they are a BYC sponsor; making it extra nice to shop with them.

    Oops, the link doesn't work. Just go to www.eggcartons.com and put "basket" in the search box. [​IMG]
     
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  4. beth59

    beth59 Out Of The Brooder

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    I found a cute wire basket at Hobby Lobby that I use for collecting eggs.

    Beth
     
  5. MagsC

    MagsC Queen Of Clueless

    Jul 27, 2008
    Minnesota
    All great ideas, thank you.[​IMG] I would absolutely love to find an antique but my practical minded side says it really doesnt matter.[​IMG]
     
  6. garngang

    garngang Out Of The Brooder

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    i found mine at a flea market. ive seen tons of them at places like that. u can find really good deals that way too!
     
  7. Chicky Tocks

    Chicky Tocks [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2666.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG] Ru

    Oct 20, 2008
    Benton, Arkansas
    I buy them where I find them. I've found them at Habitat for Humanity stores, fleamarkets, ebay...junk stores...etc. I kind of collect them and if I come across one, I simply can't resist.
     
  8. Scoop

    Scoop Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 16, 2009
    Central PA
    I see them at auctions all the time. Usually they go for less than $20.
     
  9. retiredwithchicks

    retiredwithchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Me, I had rather have one of the ash woven ones like my grandmother had. I make them occasionally and love mine. It brings back so many good memories of her. The one I use is small but have several of them I have made that are larger and decorate with them. I even made two for my granddaughters to carry as flower girls at my wedding.
     
  10. fordmommy

    fordmommy Dancing With My Chickens

    Jul 16, 2009
    Wisconsin
    Have you tried Goodwill?
     

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