chicken tractor

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by keetsms, Jun 16, 2009.

  1. keetsms

    keetsms In the Brooder

    Jun 13, 2009
    Dry Ridge, KY
    Does anyone have plans for a large size chicken tractor? I need one for about eight hens.


  2. SimplyForties

    SimplyForties Songster

    May 4, 2009
    Carroll County, Va
    You might try the library. I was surprised to find a book on coop building, with lots of plans, in our little local library.
  3. WestKnollAmy

    WestKnollAmy The Crazy Chicken Lady

    Apr 22, 2008
    upstate SC
    I just looked at lots of photos on here and the Internet and designed what I wanted. Different things work for different people and locations.
    Look through some posts or do a search for tractors. You will find a lot on here.
    Check out my BYC page and the M*A*S*H page I have.
  4. Uzuri

    Uzuri Songster

    Mar 25, 2009
    I don't have plans, exactly, but I will let you know that after three months of agonizing, doodling, and going broke on graph paper*, I choose to do my tractor-for-seven as a two-parter (coop on 4 wheels; lightweight attachable run). Just about anything else either weighed too much, or didn't have enough room for them all [​IMG]

    *Seriously, some of the sketches I did would put Da Vinci to shame [​IMG] But all of them were impractical in some way.

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