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If you buy egg cartons, who has the best price?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by gale65, Oct 29, 2011.

  1. gale65

    gale65 Chillin' With My Peeps

    I prefer paper ones. Or the clear ones, but for some reason they don't seem like they'd be very sturdy-are they? I want the kind that look like the cartons you get from the grocery store. I don't plan on having a label or printing or anything. If I want to label them I can make my own.
     
  2. peterlund

    peterlund Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Give away a few dozen eggs for a month or so to a few dozen different folk... Ask for their used cartons...... I have about 100 cartons "donated" from the happy recipients. If you need to sell large quantities and need to date stamp, then I don't know! Good luck...........
     
  3. gale65

    gale65 Chillin' With My Peeps

    thanks but I don't want peoples' used cartons. As it says in my signature, I'm highly germophobic and I don't know where their cartons have been or what's gotten on them so I don't want them in my fridge. DH and I discussed it and to keep my anxiety from going overboard we agreed that it would be best to just buy cartons. I know some here have mentioned buying cartons so I'm just hoping to find the best price.
     
  4. greenegglover

    greenegglover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I dont like the paper cartons....I like the styrofoam...easy to sanatize before you reuse them!

    But if you insist to buy your own.... most places sell them starting around $0.35 a carton...plus shipping.

    Edited to let you know about the APA show that is at the Indiana Fairgrounds. There is a booth sell brand new ones for that price....you can get in for $3 a carload. Theres a lot of birds there too....and booths! [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Oct 29, 2011
  5. Pinky

    Pinky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I got mine at tractor supply for $.23 each.
     
  6. peterlund

    peterlund Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Oh............ Sorry. I can go on and on about this, but I will just grin. Good luck avoiding organisms on a planet that is covered in them......
     
  7. peterlund

    peterlund Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:They were not sterile for 23 cents each. That is my point.
     
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    debs_flock Overrun With Chickens

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    jerseygirl1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:They have free shipping til the end of October
     

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