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Chicken tractor mistakes

sunset hensThis chicken tractor is slated for upgrade in early 2010. I got a bit carried away with the construction and ended up making it too heavy, which creates a problem when dragging it to a new location.

The other problem is an issue of access. It really needs another door close to the ground. That way if they escape you can coax them back in easily with a bribe of chicken feed.



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About us: Anna Hess and Mark Hamilton spent over a decade living self-sufficiently in the mountains of Virginia before moving north to start over from scratch in the foothills of Ohio. They've experimented with permaculture, no-till gardening, trailersteading, home-based microbusinesses and much more, writing about their adventures in both blogs and books.



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