Picture of simple chicken tractor
I have a few chickens, and I am about to get some more. I also have a lot of green grass.  So I had to make a chicken tractor to take care of both issues.

Step 1: Materials.

Picture of Materials.
24 1x2x8ft lumber  $24
1    24x 50ft  chicken wire $15
1   box of 3/4 screws  $6
6 packs of washers $6
4 hinges $4
2 latch $6
total: $61 for 2
$30.50 for each tractor

wire clipers
drill w/ drill bit and phillips driver
chicken boy3 years ago
how muck did it cost you to build it?
karylb3 years ago
I've used this same design with 1" pvc instead of wood. I like the functionality. But I'm concerned about how the wood joints hold up to being moved around the yard.
sir_h_c3 years ago
I'm curious; how durable has the untreated lumber been? Less than a year so far... Looks good.
ravenc83 (author)  sir_h_c3 years ago
its still in great shape, rain and sunshine hasn't taken that much of a toll on the wood structure. the canvas is another story.
ChrysN4 years ago