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Chicken snow tarp

snow shoveling chicken tractor fun

This post is designed to help me not forget to put a tarp over the chicken tractor when serious snowfall is predicted.

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Do you actually have chickens in the tractor during the winter or do you have a non-portable chicken house where they reside until spring? If they're in a tractor, do you move them every day or periodically despite the snow, sleet, wind and gloom of night?
Comment by NaYan Sat Jan 23 10:56:06 2016

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