Here you will see the chicken tractor as well as why it just doesn’t work for us. We still have chickens so of course we couldn’t just get rid of their home without some form of replacement. Hop on over and see what we came up with once again using the resources we already had […]
It wasn’t too long ago I had sweet, blissful daydreams about relaxing on our front porch, with a glass of homemade lemonade while watching our chickens roam freely through our yard. And then, reality set in and I realized that as wonderful of a daydream as that was, it wasn’t going to work for us.
Chicken tractors aren’t the answer for every situation. After building 2 chicken tractors for meat chickens, Kevin discusses 2 reasons why the tractors didn’t work as planned.
Put your chickens out to pasture for very little money. In this video, Kevin from Living Traditions Homestead shows you how to build 2 chicken tractors in less than 4 hours for under $100.
Using only materials we already had laying around, we built a chicken tractor that can be easily moved and can house 12-15 hens.
For a smaller flock of backyard chickens, an immobile coop may not be the right way to go. In that case, try a chicken tractor. What is a tractor? Basically, it’s a coop that you can move around fairly easily in your yard. The benefits of this are that the chickens will get the bugs […]