My chicken tractor is DONE!

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Up-the-Creek, Mar 12, 2009.

  1. blueskylen

    blueskylen Songster

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    that looks like quality construction to me!
     
  2. Congrats , Your DH did a very good job , looks great !
     
  3. n-da-woods

    n-da-woods Songster

    Jan 18, 2009
    North Carolina
    Good Job [​IMG] Looks Great
     
  4. Majestic Lane Poultry

    Majestic Lane Poultry Heart Strings Animal Rehoming

    Feb 9, 2009
    Up-the-Creek...I tried to click on the picture to get a full size photo for closer inspection but I couldn't get one big enough for me to see easily.

    I think you should load it full-size to your BYC page. I love it and want to use some of you ideas for mine.

    We built on similar but it is too heavy to move and the weight bent the rods and the axles! [​IMG]

    Job well done [​IMG]
     
  5. Up-the-Creek

    Up-the-Creek Songster

    May 16, 2008
    West Virginia
    Ok I was having trouble,..dial-up,..what you going to do???
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    Okay here it is full size,....the wheels was put on with all thread and some nuts and washers. The wheels we bought has bearings in them. It works out great! That way you don't have to have a full axle. Weight is an issue with these and like I said before, when you build it try to lighten up with just smaller/lighter lumber [​IMG]. The next one will be much lighter. [​IMG]

    By the way,....Thanks to all for your compliments!!![​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Mar 13, 2009
  6. GardeNerd

    GardeNerd Songster

    I love it! However, it is big as my little city coop. Your chicken will sure be happy.
     
  7. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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    My Coop
    My DH and I built our first coop to be moveable. We use our big tractor to move it. In one of the pictures on my BYC Page the chain you see on one of the coops is what we pull it with. The coop is on skids. The run has wheels.
     
  8. jr firefighter

    jr firefighter In the Brooder

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    Great job, dont look like you are up the creek now.I like the design. jr:)[​IMG]
     

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