chicken run pod?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by kmacook, Jan 26, 2014.

  1. kmacook

    kmacook New Egg

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    I'd like to let the hens have access to richer parts of our 1/2 acre on occasion. Is there a practical way to transfer 6-8 hens from the main coop to a "pod" or tractor, which could then moved from place to place?... again, I expect to do this only occasionally and feel the advantages out ways any hassle. Any ideas appreciated.
     
  2. SavageDestiny

    SavageDestiny Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Load them up in a dog crate and carry them out to the tractor. :)
     
  3. TOP KNOT

    TOP KNOT Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just turn mine out loose, they put themselves to bed in their coop. I have an auto door so I don't have to worry if I get home late. They run out on the fenced horse pasture. They LOVE it!!! I let them act like chickens.
     
  4. gibel-girls

    gibel-girls Out Of The Brooder

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    I'd love to see the ideas too. We live on 1/2 acre and my girls wander if I let them out. I've tried that plastic poultry fencing but two of my girls say no way and hop over as soon as I let them out.

    Silly girls!
     

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