Category Archives: Free Ranging

Chicken Tractors

Chicken Tractor

Chicken Tractors

Chicken tractors give you some on the benefits of free ranging, without the drawbacks and dangers of full free range chickens. The chicken tractor is, in it’s simplest form, a moveable chicken coop. There are many different philosophies and opinions of how to use the chicken tractor properly to benefit the chickens and the farmer, however today we will just focus on the actual structure.

Chicken Nesting Boxes and Hidden Eggs

Chicken Nesting Boxes and Hidden Eggs

Chicken Nesting Boxes and Hidden Eggs from Free Range Laying Hens

Free ranging your chickens creates many positive results such as decreasing commercial feed, healthier chickens, and decreased maintenance. However, like everything else, free ranging your chickens comes with some potential drawbacks as well. Realizing that your laying hens are not using their chicken nesting boxes can be one of them.

Free Ranging Chickens

Free Ranging Chickens

There’s no doubt about it, raising chickens is hard work. That’s a proven fact. But believe those who have tried their hand at it, the benefits far outweigh the drawbacks. Obviously, feeding, watering and cleaning their pens and coops all take time and and effort. But it’s not all that harsh. Whether you have the best laying hens or the weightiest variety of meat chickens, you can give them the most natural and beneficial care without having to spend all your time on them. The answer lies in two words: Free ranging.