Chicken Tractor Products
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Chicken Tractor Plans and Kits
The idea is you move a chicken tractor across your pasture (or backyard) every day, or every few days, so your flock has fresh vegetation to forage in. Chickens like to eat the tender tips of grass and weeds, and they especially relish bugs, slugs, and snails – which helps make a dent in the pest population on your property. As you move the tractor around, they leave their nitrogen- and phosphorus-rich manure behind them.
It’s called a chicken “tractor” because the scratching action of the birds quickly denudes the ground and loosens the top inch or so of earth. It’s one way to get rid of a lawn or a weed patch in preparation for planting a garden. But if you just want the birds to perform pest control and fertilize your lawn or pasture without turning it into a dirt patch, make sure to move the tractor on a daily basis so they don’t work any one area down to bare earth.
We have a range of options for you to choose from for your next poultry tractor. Each is designed by us and built to stand-up to North Idaho winters. With the non-walkin versions we are now making them easy to disassemble and store, which is a definite plus.
If you don’t see what you are looking for, contact us. We will help you decide what you are looking for and help you with our experience of moving poultry around our challenging property.