Suitable wheels for Chiocken Tractor

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Rich Marshall, Jan 17, 2012.

  1. Rich Marshall

    Rich Marshall Out Of The Brooder

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    I am building a portable chicken coop and stumped on what wheels to use.
    I was pretty set on using wagon wheels as they look great but the weight of them and cost are leading me away from them.
    Any suggestions as to suitable wheels would be great.
     
  2. Ridgerunner

    Ridgerunner Chicken Obsessed

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    I used wheels off an old lawn mower. You might check Craigslist and see what you can find.
     
  3. mikeypalone

    mikeypalone Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I built several rabbit coops and used the large rear lawnmower tires.This let me remove the tires with the adjusters and bolt them to 2x4 legs eliminating the need for an axle. I found old mowers are easy to come by
     
  4. dmclalin

    dmclalin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I like mikeypalone's idea. X2!
     
  5. conny63malies

    conny63malies Overrun With Chickens

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  6. Cargo

    Cargo Chillin' With My Peeps

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