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HesterF

  • Joined Jul 2012
  • Kent
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Duck Egg Boxes
« on: February 10, 2015, 04:33:49 pm »
Do any of you buy special egg boxes that are big enough to comfortably fit duck eggs? If so, where do you get them from? I've always bought egg boxes from eBay but the quality is variable and I've not found any that easily fit duck eggs. Quite a few of my boxes come back again so I'm happy to pay a bit more for quality ones that I can use over and over especially if they can fit big eggs too.
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Clansman

  • Joined Jul 2013
  • Ayrshire
Re: Duck Egg Boxes
« Reply #1 on: February 10, 2015, 05:09:09 pm »
What about making your own custom ones?

I'm going to give these a shot this year.

http://ounodesign.com/2012/07/28/new-egg-carton-design-by-hungarian-design-student-otilia-erdelyi/



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Re: Duck Egg Boxes
« Reply #2 on: February 10, 2015, 05:50:30 pm »
Looks great .......especially for diff coloured eggs.
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HesterF

  • Joined Jul 2012
  • Kent
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Re: Duck Egg Boxes
« Reply #3 on: February 10, 2015, 07:06:03 pm »
They wouldn't look like that if I made them  ;D - and I can't see me keeping up with demand either (not got a huge number of birds but at the peak they'll probably be laying 13 or 14 doz a week). Nope, need a lazy solution! But I can see a rainbow of eggs looking fab in there. In fact I might make a few for our holiday cottage guests (when it's eventually finished) because I do have the egg colour variety to make it work.

Beeducked

  • Joined Jan 2012
Re: Duck Egg Boxes
« Reply #4 on: February 10, 2015, 09:11:08 pm »
I use these ones:


http://www.flytesofancy.co.uk/chickenhouses/Jumbo_Egg_Boxes.html


Not maybe the cheapest but been impressed with the quality, easily take larger duck eggs and stand up to reuse well.

HesterF

  • Joined Jul 2012
  • Kent
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Re: Duck Egg Boxes
« Reply #5 on: February 10, 2015, 10:59:21 pm »
Thanks - they look perfect and by Flytes of Fancy standards not too expensive! Only problem was whilst I was ordering, I happened to add a few more bits and pieces as well. Ooops!

devonlady

  • Joined Aug 2014
Re: Duck Egg Boxes
« Reply #6 on: February 11, 2015, 06:51:31 am »
I can see why HesterF. It's like a sweetie shop!!

HesterF

  • Joined Jul 2012
  • Kent
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Re: Duck Egg Boxes
« Reply #7 on: February 11, 2015, 09:22:10 am »
Just realised they're Flyte So Fancy, not Flytes of Fancy. Prefer the latter!

 

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