Chicken tractor in the Making!

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by msimon2468, Mar 11, 2014.

  1. msimon2468

    msimon2468 New Egg

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    New member to Back Yard Chickens and first post. Just Bought 6 chicks(3 Road Island Reds/ 3 Plymouth Rocks) a week ago and decided to get started on the living arraignments. Got so many good ideas from the rest of you!



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    Saturday Morning Work...

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    By end of day Saturday!

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    Relaxing Saturday Night "Drink-in a beer with my chick!"

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    End of day Sunday. Just a little more chicken wire, some trim and a bunch of odds an ends left. Will keep you all posted on the progress. Big snow storm expected this week so no working on it this week.
     
  2. MayDayMel

    MayDayMel Chillin' With My Peeps

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    LooKs great! Are you going to add any sort of nesting box?
     
  3. msimon2468

    msimon2468 New Egg

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    Yes i will be but got some time yet. chicks are about two weeks old.
     
  4. Belott

    Belott Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just a heads up: If you have raccoons in your area I would replace that chicken wire with hardware cloth and use 1 1/2 inch screws with fender washers to install it!

    Other than that it looks real good!! Nice build

    David
     

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