show trailer

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by jenjscott, Nov 1, 2010.

  1. jenjscott

    jenjscott Mosquito Beach Poultry

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    I took an old ATV trailer and re-purposed it for a show trailer. I can fit all of my chickens in my car, but I can't fit mine and my daughter and her chickens. It has a tarp to cover it with, and the chickens go in their individual boxes inside the trailer. It needs some paint, but the important part is getting there.

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  2. Ryu

    Ryu Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Awesome!

    I am thinking about how to transport my birds. I have blazer, which makes for a stinky trip, or I borrow a truck with a topper that gets 12mi/gallon (ouch!).

    I'm getting a car that gets great gas milage and was thinking about buying/building something similar. Have you used it yet? How do the birds like it?
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Do you use rubber matting on the floor so the cages don't slide and bump into each other?
     
  4. 7L Farm

    7L Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's a great idea. When not in use it could be used for many other options. Sick birds, quarantine, etc.
     
  5. jenjscott

    jenjscott Mosquito Beach Poultry

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    I like the rubber mat idea. I was planning on putting straps across the trailer to hold the crates against the front wall. Three across fit perfect, so no side sliding on a full row. I took it to town to get new tires, and a good thing too, it was falling off the trailer by the time I got home, so I had to do a little engineering. Hopefully it is now roadworthy, I will take it out again to make sure. Its also big enough for smaller sheep and goats, and turkeys.
     

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