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Egg Baskets

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Break an Egg, Aug 13, 2008.

  1. Break an Egg

    Break an Egg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was looking up some egg baskets, because I just wanted to see what was out there. Some of those things are way over priced.

    I got my first egg today from one of my EE's, I had to go and get a basket to place it in. I went to the dollar tree and got a pink metal wire basket for a dollar. And they had plenty of woven baskets there for the same price.

    Just giving everyone a heads up. [​IMG]
     
  2. Nuggetsowner:)

    Nuggetsowner:) Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I use an old enamel was basin. Works well for me. It gets washed every day! I also use it to gather produce from the garden. It gets used alot!!
     
  3. AngelzFyre

    AngelzFyre Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just use an empty horse supplement bucket (10lb size) with clean pine shavings in the bottom of it for my egg gathering. Keeps them from breaking and was CHEEEEEP! [​IMG]
     
  4. Break an Egg

    Break an Egg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I thought all day of what I could use, and came up with nothing, plus I had seen the basket and restrained myself when I should have just bought it, so I guess it was meant to be.
     
  5. ChickenToes

    ChickenToes Chillin' With My Peeps

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    NE Wisconsin
    I have a woven basket that I bought for $2.99 at Goodwill.
     
  6. Break an Egg

    Break an Egg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I love goodwill!!!!!!! It's great to be thrifty, but lately, if they get something that is actually nice, they are not afraid to ask too much for it.

    I love garage sales and the flea markets too. [​IMG]
     
  7. Chick_a_dee

    Chick_a_dee Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 23, 2008
    Peterborough, ON
    Once we saw a very old egg basket, and it was bright yellow at a antique shop selling for $40.00! I really wanted it, but assured myself that the Co-op or at least the Berry Hill store would have the same thing for less...

    Well we had to make a trip to Berry Hill 3 hours away to get chicken supplies as its the only place to get most things, and they had them in blue for $15.00 [​IMG] I was pleased, and bought two...one to stay at the house and one to hang in the human area of the coop, will never forget a basket this way!
     
  8. Beekissed

    Beekissed True BYC Addict

    Found a wonderful egg basket (metal) at at yard sale for $6. Cute and old-fashioned....I feel like my grandma when I go to gather eggs! [​IMG]
     
  9. Break an Egg

    Break an Egg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    so was it really an antique?

    I love to find stuff from other countries, I really don't care too much for how old it is.

    Everything has history. The next thing I want to get in a kachina doll, I think that's how you spell it. [​IMG]
     
  10. Break an Egg

    Break an Egg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I feel like a grandma some days and I'm only 25. [​IMG]
    Sometimes it's nice to feel like a grandma though, my grandma kept chickens too.
     

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