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Now a chicken tractor is not a brand of tractors but is a movable chicken cage without a bottom. This allows you to keep your chickens under control while still moving them around your yard. A chicken tractor allows you have all the advantages of free-range chickens while protecting them from predators.
They can also be used with other kinds of poultry. Most chicken tractors are a lightly built A-frame which one person can drag about the yard. It can have wheels on one or both ends or it can be on skids.
The term chicken tractor comes from the chickens performing many functions normally performed by a modern farm tractor: things like digging and weeding the soil in preparation for planting trees or crops, fertilizing the ground and keeping down the insect population. …Read More...