How much space for broilers?

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by Martlet, Jul 23, 2016.

  1. Martlet

    Martlet Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm looking to build a chicken tractor for broilers. Obviously the needs are different than my two laying flocks. I've been looking online for some time and I'm a little overwhelmed. Here is what I'm having trouble with:

    1. What size should it be to hold 25 broilers until harvesting?
    2. I'm only planning on using this 2 to 3 times per year, so I'd like it to be something that is low profile so I can park it in the back field or woods and not look at it (trying to please my very understanding wife).
    3. It needs to be something I can build myself fairly quickly and easily. I'm pretty handy, so I'm not afraid of a project, but simple is often better for me.

    Any suggestions or links to examples and plans?

    Thanks in advance.
     

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