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Meat chicken tractor question

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Jdcarnathan, Jan 31, 2013.

  1. Jdcarnathan

    Jdcarnathan New Egg

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    Thinking of getting a chicken tractor for 25 meat birds. Thinking of doing a 6 x 10 x 2 tall. I see normally a 1/3 of it will be covered like a coop with a roof and the rest is hardware cloth. What about covering the entire top with tin or something? Bad idea? Good idea? Lets here yalls pros and cons for this chicken newby
     
  2. foulplay

    foulplay Chillin' With My Peeps

    I think the whole thing should be covered.

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    Or only half of the roof can be covered.


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  3. Jdcarnathan

    Jdcarnathan New Egg

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    how many chickens do you have in that first one. the square one, and whats the size?
     
  4. foulplay

    foulplay Chillin' With My Peeps

    I have about 25 but should only have 20 when they are full grown and it is 8 X 6 feet.
     

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