Easy to move around PVC chicken tractor

PVC Chicken Tractor

If you’re looking for an affordable way to improve your agricultural productivity, chicken tractors are an excellent solution. Chicken tractors are mobile chicken coops that allow you to move your chickens around your property, providing them with fresh grass and insects to eat while also fertilizing your soil while also saving on costs associated with traditional farming methods.

Plus, they provide your chickens with a natural diet that helps to improve their health and productivity. If you’re interested in trying out a chicken tractor, you can use PVC pipes for your chicken tractors.

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Unlike chicken tractors made of heavier materials like timber, a PVC chicken tractor is a much lighter and more portable. You can build a larger PVC chicken tractor and still be able to relocate it without too much difficulty, making it a great option for those who want to move their chickens around frequently.

PVC chicken tractors have many benefits, one of which is that they are rot-free. This makes them perfect for places where it rains frequently, as there is no need to repair or replace parts often. In addition, PVC chicken tractors are easy to repair should you need to do so. Consequently, they can be a great addition to any farm or homestead.

PVC chicken tractors can be built to accommodate different numbers of chickens and can be outfitted with features that meet the specific needs of farmers. For example, a small-scale farmer may want a compact tractor that is easy to move around, while a larger-scale farmer may need a more spacious tractor that can accommodate more chickens.

Both types of farmers can find PVC chicken tractors that suit their needs, and these versatile structures can provide a safe and comfortable home for chickens while allowing them to roam and forage for food.

PVC Chicken Tractor

A chicken tractor is a great advantage for any homesteader or farmer, as it is much lighter than a traditional chicken coop. This also means that it is less likely to damage your lawn or garden when you start moving it around. Plus, chicken tractors are much easier to build than traditional coops, making them a great option for those who are just starting out to raise chickens.

What do you think? Is this the kind of chicken tractor you are looking for?

You’ll need these materials:

  • 21 ft of 3/4″ PVC
  • 4 – Elbows for 3/4″ PVC
  • 2 – 3/4″x3/4″x3/4″ PVC Tees
  • 6 – 3/4″ PVC Couplings
  • 40 ft of 1.25″ PVC
  • 4 – 1.25″ PVC Street Elbows (one insert end)
  • 2 – 1.25″ x 1.25″ x 1.25″ PVC Tees
  • 8 – 1.25″ x 1″ x 1.25″ PVC Tees (reduce to 1″ at top)
  • 6 – 1.25″ PVC Couplings
  • 75 ft of 1″ PVC
  • 4 – 1″ x 1″ Street Elbows (one insert end)
  • 17 – 1″ x 1″ x 1″ PVC Tees
  • 2 – 1″ x 1″ PVC Elbows
  • 6 – 1″ PVC Couplings
  • 25 ft x 3ft Chicken Wire
  • 4 – 3ft x 8 ft Metal Roofing
  • 200 – 8″ Cable Ties
  • 200 – Self-Threading Sheet Metal Screws
  • 1 – 6ft x 8 ft Tarp
  • 7 – Bungee Cords
  • PVC Cement
  • 3 – 2″ Hinges
  • 2 – 8 ft 2×2 Treated Wood
  • 1 – 3 ft 2×4 Wood
  • 4 – 1.75″ Wood or Drywall Screws
  • 10 – 2″ long, quarter-inch diameter Machined Screws with Matching Wingnuts
  • 2 – 8″ Utility Wheels
  • 2 – 8″ long 3/8″ Carriage Bolts
  • 6 – Washers for the 3/8″ Carriage Bolts

And these tools:

  • PVC Cutter
  • 2 Cordless Drills
  • Carpenter’s Square
  • Hand Saw
  • Tin Snips

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Thanks to Raising Backyard Chickens 101 for this great project. You can get step-by-step instructions here



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