Egg cartons - best prices?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by kipper, Jan 3, 2010.

  1. kipper

    kipper Songster

    I would like to buy egg cartons online and have been a little overwhelmed by the variety of prices and shipping costs. It varies so much and I can't tell the quality of each product.

    I would love some feedback regarding good deals and quality of cartons you may have bought. Thank you!

  2. gkeesling

    gkeesling Songster

    Nov 24, 2008
    Hagerstown, IN
    I haven't every bought egg cartons as I've had enough people give me cartons that I probably have a lifetime supply. Everyone I sell eggs to, and family, always saves their egg cartons for me. But, I did come accross an egg carton site you might check out as you compare prices. It's
  3. ksct

    ksct Songster

    Apr 23, 2009
    upstate, NY
    i too have never purchased them, but i have looked at them online. I wouldn't be able to tell you what a good price is BUT i bet if you told people at work or the people (if you sell your eggs) that purchase them to return them.... you'll be set. word of mouth works pretty good. the people i sell to @ work usually return them. and family members of mine that don't buy them usually give us a couple extras when they have them.
    good luck!
  4. is where we always get ours. They have misprint specials. Right now they have 150 for $34.50 with free shipping. Haven't found any place cheaper.

  5. HEChicken

    HEChicken Crowing

    Aug 12, 2009
    BuCo, KS
    My Coop
    I put an ad on my local Freecycle saying I wanted egg cartons and was inundated with people ready to give them to me....
  6. kipper

    kipper Songster

    Thank you. does have good prices.

    We are currently using used boxes, but if we choose to see "off site", Washington requires new boxes by law. So, we will need new ones if we choose to go that route.
  7. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    My feedstore sells them for 28 cents apiece.

    Imp- At one point the local grocery store checkers gave them to me for free. That store closed a couple years ago.
    Last edited: Jan 4, 2010

  8. hensplease

    hensplease Songster

    May 9, 2009
    san diego
    egg is where we got ours (the more u order the more u save)
  9. popcornpuppy

    popcornpuppy Songster

    Jun 19, 2009
    Holland, Massachusetts
    I get mine at my local feed and grain store. Slightly cheeper than

    They are $0.30ea at my local store for plain gray, holds one dozen egg cartons

  10. hensplease

    hensplease Songster

    May 9, 2009
    san diego
    o we averages our out to 16 cents on egg cartons when we bought 300 misprints

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