How to build a chicken tractor
The perks of raising poultry go beyond meat and eggs. If you build a chicken tractor, you'll have mobile pest controllers and fertilizers.
Radio interview source: Rich McGinnis, Co-Owner, DIY Chicken Coops
We had a coop to put our chickens in at night, but let them free range around the barnyard during the day. We'd often lost birds to varmints, so enclosing them inside a chicken tractor would have kept them safer.
Chicken tractors are basically small coops without a floor. Some have wheels, some don't. The units are moved often so chickens always have access to fresh grass and bugs. And the birds leave natural fertilizer behind.
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