Chicken House / June 10, 2018 / Maryellen.
The recent trend among sub-urban and urban house owners is keeping their backyard chickens and getting interested by placing a chicken tractor. Chicken tractor is also known asmobile chicken coop can come in different sizes and shapes as well. This is an ideal choice for backyard chicken owners and can hold up into 4 chickens. So, this tractor chicken is perfect ideas for backyard chicken owners because it meets with some needs, they are: it can fit into small space, low maintenance, time saver and easily being moved.
So, this is portable or tractor chicken coop is so beneficial for backyard gardeners because this design can protect the garden as well. You are able to move around your chickens easier in the yard, they will have more access for fresh weeds, grass and more. The gardener will get access to the fresh chicken dropping that can be added into compost pile as well. You should know that chickens like to eat the weeds, so they are able to get happier life.
All of the areas in the chicken tractor should be secured and locked in every night. The run that attached into the coop should have a lock and opening to the nesting boxes must be secured as well. In this design, you can use the window sash lock in order to lock the nesting boxes and secure the run as well. So, it should secure completely in the night day.
Since you will use the mobile design and can be attached easier, it’s actually bringing more beneficial environment for your urban or even suburban backyard chicken. However this is optional, this tractor can be enclosed to the another outdoor that bring your chickens to the run area and provide more freedom space as well as moved it around the yard for chickens to eat the weeds, bugs and other nutritious food throughout the day.