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    Meat bird chicken tractor ideas

    This is what I’m seeing and why I need to switch it up. They are just taking way too long for us, even though they’re delicious and I’ll never go back to Cornish X, I need to find a way to get them done quicker....even by just a couple weeks.
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    Meat bird chicken tractor ideas

    This is actually the design of our first hoop house, and we built 2 more, both shorter in height to this one. Our turkeys are in the one like the one in the article, and it works well for them. I need something I can easily feed and water them with.
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    Meat bird chicken tractor ideas

    I found one on Pinterest that seems very straight forward and easy to put together. I have heard of people using truck beds, I would think the metal gets very hot and that’s what my main concern would be
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    Disappointed in our meat birds

    They’re the most common meat chicken, doesn’t mean they’re the best. My friend raised 7lb freedom rangers easily. I have raised both Cornish & freedom rangers in my 8 years of doing so, and I have seen the health of the Cornish vs FR and it’s a huge difference. With that being said, many people...
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    Meat bird chicken tractor ideas

    Hi there! Looking for some chicken tractor ideas for my meat birds next year. Normally we use hoop houses & movable fencing, but I’d like to see if using a chicken tractor and moving it daily will be easier for us, help my chickens grow quicker, and help save $ on feed. we raise freedom rangers...
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    Breeding Freedom Ranger Color Yield at Home???

    I love freedom ranger color yields. I have thought about breeding them to have a continuous batch of birds for meat every year, because, we too, had logistics issues this year (and last year!), and I’m assuming it could get worse, but only time will tell...
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    Disappointed in our meat birds

    We raise freedom rangers that we order through freedom ranger hatchery. I have tried both the regular reds & the color yields and feel like the color yields grow better, plus, because many are white-ish, they pluck cleaner :) Don’t be disappointed, because trust me, I could tell you stories...
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