John Deere Chicken Tractor

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Purdy, Mar 1, 2012.

  1. Purdy

    Purdy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow..... I just checked You Tube, The John Deere Chicken Tractor I built last July (2011)
    and then posted on You Tube has 1250 view most of the view were since December of this year.

    I'm looking forward to building more chicken tractor to help other get started with their back yard chickens, this spring.

    If the tractor is rocking don't come knocking!
    Because...... we just put our Polish rooster and hen in the John Deere chicken tractor for a romantic get away and hope to have some baby chicks this spring.
     
  2. TigerLilly

    TigerLilly I failed Chicken Math

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    That's cute, from what I can tell in the little avatar! I bet if you posted the link to it on youtube, you'd get way more hits... [​IMG]
     
  3. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

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    HOw did you make one like that??????????? It sure is a novelity!!! I love it!
     
  4. Purdy

    Purdy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It started with a play on worlds, some of our flock-less friends wanted to know what a chicken tractor was. After several tour and selling 30 chicken coops two years ago, I got the idea for the John Deere chicken tractor. Not much a fan of tractors or John Deere stuff, but I believe chicken coop do not have to be ugly either.
     
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  5. conny63malies

    conny63malies Overrun With Chickens

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    I found it on youtube, its awesome!!!!1

     
  6. Purdy

    Purdy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We also have a chicken coop tour on You Tube " Dave & Kathy's free range chicken coop
    glade you enjoyed it
    thanks
     
  7. Purdy

    Purdy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I see member with titles like Golden feather and new egg what are the meanings or purpose of these titles
     
  8. Bullitt

    Bullitt Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Very nice. I like how the grill pops out and becomes the chicken ladder into the coop.

    In the video I see a windmill in the background. Is that just decoration or is it a water pump or something else?
     
  9. Purdy

    Purdy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The windmill is a farm store bought decoration. "A fathers Day gift" from my wife and two sons.

    I built the John Deere chicken tractor, to sell on Craig's List, but when I parked it next to the red barn & Silo (also a chicken coop) My wife fell in love with it.
    I really enjoy building chicken coops, mostly to help other get started with their back yard chickens.
    Someday I would like to build a 3/4 scale farm combine, painted International red and white, and call it The International Egg Harvester.
    I think that would be so cool.
     
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  10. Bullitt

    Bullitt Chillin' With My Peeps

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    International Egg Harvester -- that's cute. Hopefully you will be able to build that one also.
     

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