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Monday, May 9, 2011

The Chicken Wagon

We have spent 2 years dragging around coops on skids with a system that ancient Egyptians would have found antiquated. This was the old system:

Step 1 - Jack up coop onto wooden rollers using a 2x4 (with a high likelihood of snapping in your face) and a cinder block (with a high likelihood of disintegrating)
Step 2 - Pull coop up 5 feet, add rollers.
Step 3 - Repeat.

Enter our new chicken old timey cotton trailer modified by yours truly into an example of agriculture vernacular architecture. After adding a roof, slatted floor, nest boxes, and doors folks might want to use it for weekend getaways.