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 […]
One of the first things you need if you are thinking about getting chickens is some kind of housing for them. Chicken coops can be a corner of a shed, a fancy custom built piece of art, or anything in between! If this is your first time keeping chickens you probably will end up with […]
Lately we have been dealing with a fox who is either very clever or very hungry and determined. We lost five chickens over several nights and have implemented a few changes, including using foxlights, modifying the chicken tractors and making poor little Taz sleep outside! Read more over on Eight Acres.
We want our chickens to be on pasture but we’re worried about the local predators like eagles. So, we built some chicken tractors and this is how we did it.