Chicken Tractor

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by JValera, Dec 23, 2016.

  1. JValera

    JValera In the Brooder

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    Hi guys and ladies

    I'm new on this hooby... sorry to bother you , but I need you answer my 2 questions :

    I will have 200 chicks hen layers to have end 3er weeks old .

    I'm thinking to put that 200 chicks on 8 chicken tractors .... 25 chicks on each tractor of 10 feet by 6 feet

    # 1 ...... Can I leave them on each chicken tractor to start the 4th week old to 14 week end old ??

    # 2 .... Every how many days I will have to move each chicken tractor ??

    Thank you a lot

    Regards and Happy Merry Christmas

    ----Jorge
     
  2. dragonthehunter

    dragonthehunter Chirping

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    Depending on where you are located you probably Will need to check your government policies to check how many your allowed to have without Getting your chicken farming license thing.
    Where I am I can only have 99 chickens without getting one\
    You should look into that before doing this math
    Unless you want to get a license/permit thing
     
  3. JValera

    JValera In the Brooder

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    Hi dragon

    Yes I have permit

    --Jorge Please see my 2 questions
     
  4. dragonthehunter

    dragonthehunter Chirping

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    Ok thats good


    # 2 I would say once a week but could be left for 2 weeks

    # 1 I Don't know I have never used tractors But lm looking into them for the chicks I'm getting in the spring
     
  5. Molpet

    Molpet Crowing

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    people w/cx move them several times a day.. it depends on how much feed you want them to get from pasture and how decimated you want the plot to be...layers should have more room than cx, because they are more active.... might have a lot of fighting by the time they get 14wks
     

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