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With only getting a couple of eggs a day, we normally just carry our 2 or 3 eggs in by hand. But after incubating for the first time. It's got me thinking.....if we end up with 12 girls - or more. What do people use to collect their eggs to carry in? The old wicket trug basket? Or the metal pail? Do peeps have favourites? Please tell me what you use....and why! TY x
 

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What ever I have in hand ... even a shirt tail. lol
 

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Yep I've tucked them in my shirt tail a few times. Today there were 16 since I didn't pick them up yesterday. Too many for the shirt so I grabbed an empty feed bag and used that. Whatever works. :)
 

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You all make me want more chickens. We have 4 only 3 laying but with 100+ heat been getting average 2 a day so either my hands or the bowl with all the veggies I've picked.
 

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Some good ideas. Love the ole bucket pic Cogburn. Think I will out for a wicker basket or wooden trug! Anybody else got any pics or ideas?
 

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I only gets 3 eggs a day right now at all different times. The duck lays in the morning, and the 2 chickens afternoon. Normally I pick up the duck egg when I open the coop and the kids grab the other eggs as the girls lay. Once all the girls are laying I guess I'll use what ever I grab at the moment.
 

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I usually use a basket, but while working in the coop thismorning, I put an egg in my pocket.... And forgot about it!
 

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I use a small galvenized bucket to carry their daily ration of scratch to my chickens. Once I've emptied the pail, I then use it to gather the 4-6 eggs. I always thank my girls for their eggs, too.
 

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A wire basket I got from the dollar store.
 

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I have 5 laying hens 3 RIR and 2 bantams i just take out a egg box and then just take them back!! But some time I leav the eggs to grow and the eventually I have like 20 to go and collect so I use a old bucket like cogburns
 
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