Plans for Salatin style dolly?

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by vaiger, Jun 27, 2010.

  1. vaiger

    vaiger Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello. First post, but long time looker. Does anyone have the plans for a Salatin style dolly for moving the chicken tractor?
     
  2. bigredfeather

    bigredfeather Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome!
    I would be interested in this as well.
     
  3. noahsgeese

    noahsgeese Border Collie

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    I think that he hooks it up to his tractor to it!
     
  4. bigredfeather

    bigredfeather Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:No that is the "egg moblile" that he moves with an actual tractor.
     
  5. noahsgeese

    noahsgeese Border Collie

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    Oh! I was not quite sure but I knew that he moved something with a tractor! [​IMG]
     
  6. randyandmegs

    randyandmegs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I can share pictures of mine but I dont have any plans we just looked at his book and tried to copy it as best as we could. We are going to have to shorten it a bit today and also reinforce the bottom of the pen. the dolly bends the 1X3 wood pretty easy so I need to make some adjustments. I have been using mine now for 9 days and the pen moves have not been as easy as Joel made it look but I keep working at trying to balance things out and it is getting easier.
     
  7. Buster52

    Buster52 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This one was built by a Polyface apprentice for use in his own broiler program. Maybe it will give you some ideas...



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  8. vaiger

    vaiger Out Of The Brooder

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    Those pics are very helpful. Thanks!
     
  9. bigredfeather

    bigredfeather Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Ditto. I just printed these pics off. I am going to take dimension them and take them to my neighbor, the welder. I bet he can have one of these made before my next batch goes out to pasture.

    Big Thanks Buster. Boy I bet it would be interesting to pick the brain of a Salatin apprentice. I bet he has a wealth of info to share.
     
  10. Bossroo

    Bossroo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Go to any hardware store and buy a small dolly !
     

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