On the tractor trail

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by A.T. Hagan, Aug 24, 2011.

  1. A.T. Hagan

    A.T. Hagan Don't Panic

    Aug 13, 2007
    North/Central Florida
    It hadn't rained for a few days when I took this photo so you could more clearly see the trail a poultry tractor leaves behind.


    In another couple of weeks you'll still be able to see where those tractors went by the darker green lusher grass the manure causes. Tractors have done wonders for my pasture and extended yard. Nearly all of the bare spots are gone now and will be completely gone I believe by first frost.

    Another one from when they were molting last year.


    Anyone else have photos of their tractor trails?
    Last edited: Aug 24, 2011
  2. Ridgerunner

    Ridgerunner True BYC Addict

    Feb 2, 2009
    Northwest Arkansas
    This one is after three days with 8 grown chickens in a 64 square foot tractor. It did rain while they were there so it looks a little worse than normal. But you do have to move them often.


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