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Chicken tractor

February 14, 2013

It is time to take out a bit of the winter garden. This job falls on the chickens. I built a new lightweight chicken tractor out of PVC and chicken wire. I saw a picture of a similar one at the SSAWG conference last month.  One hour with 10 chickens and they should have run out of things to eat, so we move it to a new local.  Mine is 6′ x 10′ and very easy for one person to move. Now I need to build one the size of my raised beds–4′ wide.IMG_0173

I am also building a circular clam-like pen that will go around a fruit tree and fit one or two chickens to weed and debug all of the fruit trees.  That job should take about 400 hours.

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  1. October 12, 2013 2:38 am

    Love your chicken tractor. Do you have pictures or plans for the tree surround pen?

  2. October 12, 2013 2:41 am

    Reblogged this on Allise Burris and commented:
    Great chicken tractor from Laughing Frog Farm in Hempstead.

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