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My first chicken tractor

  1. Joshua G
    This is my first chicken coop and has served as a home for 8 chickens
    along with fifteen chicks that hatched under two hens, and hopfully many more to come.



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    Framing
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    More framing
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    And more framing
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    Nesting boxes going in
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    Fencing nailed on the run
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    I nailed strips of 2x4 welded wire fencing on top of the nest boxes to prevent the chickens from pooping on top of them, it also gives me some storage space.
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    Future residents
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    Finished Product

    This is a view of the roosts (with the door open)
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    Rear access door, roosts on the left.............
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    ............ and nests on the right
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    Nest access door
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    Ramp into run. I also made a door to lock the chickens in the top of the coop
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    Trying out the coop
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    You can see the wheels on the bottom right, they lock in place with a pin
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    Brewster the Rooster

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  1. judyki2004
    very nice!
  2. TwoCrows
    Very nice!
  3. Joshua G
    Thanks all, and to answer your question crazyfeathers i have a long pole that i slide through the front of the coop wich gives about 2 feet of handle on both sides so 2 people can move it.
  4. crazyfeathers
    I see 2 wheels how do you move it ? Does the other side have a hitch? Thanks for your time.
  5. Chickens R Us
    Looks very nice hope it's big enough.
  6. chickenboy190
    That looks really nice!Nice flock too!

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