chicken tractor

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by raggie6653, Sep 29, 2010.

  1. raggie6653

    raggie6653 New Egg

    Sep 21, 2010
    what size chicken wire or will be good to use or what do you all suggest I just want to do it right and thank all of you for trying to help me
  2. Tdub4chiks

    Tdub4chiks Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 8, 2010
    Constantia, NY
    Hardware cloth. You want small spaced wire to keep reaching hands from getting to your flock. (as in raccoons). This also keeps wild birds out of the tractor so they don't eat their food. Chicken wire will not keep anything from getting to your chickens.

    I'm sure more experienced folks will let you know, but with all that I have read on this forum, hardware cloth is the only way to go.

    Good luck.
  3. BWKatz

    BWKatz Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 22, 2010
    If ur making it really big u can use poultry wire and just use hardware cloth for the bottom 2 ft and extend the other foot out for an apron. That will make it predator proof for raccoons and digging. [​IMG]

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