Transport Cages

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by anthonyjames, Jan 22, 2010.

  1. anthonyjames

    anthonyjames Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 22, 2009
    Port Washington, WI
    I have been looking at transport cages to move my birds to a processor for farmers market sales. But the cages are very pricey. I am a pretty good carpenter and have not seen these close up but has anyone made a version of these and if so how many can you get into a cage?

    I would be hoping for at least 10 birds to a cage.
  2. gkeesling

    gkeesling Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 24, 2008
    Hagerstown, IN
    I found a local guy who made wire cages. I told him what I wanted and he made it for me for $20.00. I've had 7 chickens in it. I suppose I could cram 10 in there. You might search your area to see if there is anyone around there who makes wire cages. It's not near as heavy as a wooden one would be.
  3. Teach97

    Teach97 Bantam Addict

    Nov 12, 2008
    Hooker, OK
    check your local vet would be surprised how many crates they will have. Folks bring in an animal to be put down and don't want it back

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