Wire Egg collection baskets

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by thebigboy2877, Apr 27, 2016.

  1. thebigboy2877

    thebigboy2877 New Egg

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    Wire to people Choose wire Baskets over many other Options that are available to collect eggs in ? And what do you use for your backyard flock ?
     
  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Lots of Chickens Premium Member

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    I use my pockets and sometimes my shirt.
     
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  3. DanEP

    DanEP Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I prefer wire over wicker because when my natural grace shows itself and I break eggs their a lot easier to clean.
     
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  4. thebulg

    thebulg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I made an apron with egg size pockets. The top of the pocket is a little smaller than the bottom to hold the eggs in. I think wire seems more durable to a lot of people :)
     
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  5. JustPlainDon

    JustPlainDon Out Of The Brooder

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    For what it's worth, I use wire. An unexpected plus to wire is when I accidentally leave the basket in the run (fortunately without any eggs). A wire basket is much easier to clean than a woven basket. I would just use what is convenient and most useful for you.

    Thanks,
    Don
     
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  6. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    Wire might be easier too clean, allows stray straw, feathers to fall thru.

    I have a pretty wire basket for whim, and plain plastic bucket......
    ....and use hoodies and jacket pockets, especially in winter when gathering just a few at a time throughout the freezing days.
     
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