How to Build Fixed and Mobile Chicken Pens

How to build fixed and mobile chicken pens, including size of chicken pens, using a chicken feeder and water font in the pens and a chicken-powered tiller.



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There is a better way to raise pullets and meat birds for the one or two months they spend in full-time eating between end of brooding and the time that cockerels and excess young hens go into the freezer and replacement laying hens go into the larger winter house. That is to construct one or more light-weight, open-bottom mobile houses to use as free-range shelters or as chicken-powered tillers.
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Attaching roosts.
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Reinforce corners with metal brackets.
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