1. anniebethj

    anniebethj Out Of The Brooder

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    What exactly is the difference between a chicken coop and a chicken tractor, and which is better?
     
  2. flakey chick

    flakey chick Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 3, 2007
    Florida
    A chicken coop is a permanent structure with house and run. A tractor is a portable structure that lets you move the chickens to fresh grazing.
     
  3. ozzie

    ozzie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think most of us think of a coop as a permanent fixed structure. Tractors are portable 'coops' which you moved around your yard/property to give them access to new grass on a regular basis.

    ozzie

    PS oops someone beat me to it [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Nov 23, 2008
  4. anniebethj

    anniebethj Out Of The Brooder

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    Do the tractors have nests and roosts in them, or are they just like a run?
     
  5. ozzie

    ozzie Chillin' With My Peeps

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