Does anyone have any suggestions where I can buy plastic milk crates?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Kelly G, Jul 5, 2008.

  1. Kelly G

    Kelly G It's like herding cats!

    I went on a hunt today for milk crates - the plastic kind - and I couldn't find them anywhere...not even ebay! I want to use these for my hens (that I don't have yet!) to use.

    Any suggestions would be really appreciated.

    Thanks, all!
  2. Sometimes you can buy used ones from the dairies and Staples stationary stores have a similar storage unit. I think Sears has some that stack and I'm pretty sure Walmart has something similar in various colors. Or track down a college grad, they LIVE out of those things while in school!

    Last edited: Jul 5, 2008
  3. Anny

    Anny Songster

    Apr 24, 2008
    Detroit Michigan
    Sometimes gas stations will have then in the trash behind the shop.
  4. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude

    Got mine at flea markets mostly. Walmart has a cheapy version of them in their household storage items section.
  5. LoneCowboy

    LoneCowboy Songster

    Aug 26, 2007
    Longmont, CO
    People use them for files, so you can find them at Walmart and such, but they are a little smaller than an actual milk crate. I use them in my freezer so I can sort stuff better
  6. The Chicken Lady

    The Chicken Lady Moderator

    Apr 21, 2008
    West Michigan
    The Wal-Mart kind have larger openings. I would look around at flea markets or put up an ad on Craigslist that you want some.
  7. moenmitz

    moenmitz Songster

    Apr 15, 2008
    Ask for them on -I got a bunch that way!
  8. fullhouse

    fullhouse Songster

    Apr 14, 2008
    Target has them when the back to school stuff comes out.

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