Where can I buy a little blue baby pool?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by DuckyBoys, Apr 15, 2008.

  1. DuckyBoys

    DuckyBoys Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 2, 2008
    Colorado
    Apparently they are a hot ticket item here...can't find one anywhere!!

    I checked Wal-Mart but the guy said he gets them in at night and they are all gone the next morning. [​IMG]

    Where did you guys get your baby pools - HELP! [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Apr 15, 2008
  2. AussieSharon

    AussieSharon Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 18, 2007
    Virginia
    Target, Kmart.
     
  3. texaschickmama

    texaschickmama Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 19, 2007
    Poolville, TX
    Dollar store, Dollar General I think is where I found one last year.
     
  4. thewobsers

    thewobsers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Feb 20, 2008
    near toledo ohio
    are you using the pool as a brooder?
    my mom had had success using the big cardboard boxes at grocery stores that produce comes in and they set out on the floor, you know like watermelons sit in. most stores like Aldi, or walmart recycle them and will let you have them free. they also come with lids. dont know if that would work for you.
     
  5. Flufnstuffs~FluffySilkies

    Flufnstuffs~FluffySilkies Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 11, 2007
    NY
    I was in a Dollor General Store Yesterday and they had a whole bunch...
     
  6. 1acrefarm

    1acrefarm Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 3, 2007
    Georgia
    If you are talking about the blue hard plastic wading pools I have not yet seen them this year. They are sort of seasonal atleast here. I bet they are becoming hot ticket items because they make great raised beds and so many are trying to get more self sufficient. I usually see them at walmart, Kmart and target. When they have them they are usually outside against the front wall of store.
     
  7. DuckyBoys

    DuckyBoys Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 2, 2008
    Colorado
    Quote:I just bought a roto-tiller so that box is what I ended up using for my brooder - it works fine. But I want pools for the outside duck/goose runs too.

    We don't have a K-Mart here and I checked Target as well. I need to find a dollar store!

    Maybe I should just call WalMart every morning and see if they're there. Its a half hour drive into town though - maybe they will hold them for me if they have them.
     
  8. DuckyBoys

    DuckyBoys Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 2, 2008
    Colorado
    Quote:AHhhhhhhh...raised beds! I was like - seriously how many people are needing these for brooders! Makes sense. I may have to wait a month or two - I'm in Colorado so probably too cold still to have these out.

    Thanks,

    Julie
     
  9. Vamp-A-Billy Princess

    Vamp-A-Billy Princess Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 13, 2008
    Indiana
    Dollar store for sure. They'll be cheaper.
     
  10. ams3651

    ams3651 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 23, 2008
    NE PA
    have you ever tried Freecycle?
     

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