Chicken Tractor Plans 

These Chicken Tractor Plans are Inspired by Joel Salatins Pastured Poultry Coop. These 6x10 Chicken Coop Designs, are for raising fast growing chickens for homestead meat production.  

You can raise 25 to 30 chickens in this coop. for homestead meat production. You can raise 25 to 30 chickens in this coop to market size, comfortably. It is perfect for someone with a small piece of property to raise their own meat. Your Chickens will have plenty of room to grow, and be in constant contact with the ground. It is best to move this tractor everyday so that the chickens have fresh clean ground to scratch.

Producing your own chicken meat in this way, gives you the best tasting chicken you could possibly imagine. So much better than the flavorless chicken you can buy at the grocery store.   

When I first saw this Chicken Tractor, that Joel Salatin was using for his pastured poultry I was impressed by it's simplicity of design, light weight, and ease of use.

I just had to build one myself, so I searched the internet for plans...

But, alas, I didn't find any that suited my needs. I was looking for a smaller version. Joel said his tractor held 75 chickens up to butcher. I didn't need anywhere near that many chickens at one time! I was just raising chickens for our own family. I wanted to raise 2 batches of meat birds per year, 25 in each batch. So I set out to design my own version, and after using this chicken coop for one season.. I can tell you that I am very happy with this design.

It really is a brilliant design! It is low to the ground and wide, so it isn't easily lifted by the wind, even though it is light weight . That was my first concern with this Chicken Coop Design, but it held up through some very strong winds this year and didn't budge.

Even though it resists the wind, it is still light enough to move very easily. My 7 year old daughter can move this chicken tractor by herself! Be careful when you move the chicken coop though, you can easily catch a chicken foot under the back panel. It is best to have a helper, on the following side to clap their hands and keep the chickens moving.  

Download this Chicken Tractor Plans in the Chicken Coop Plans Library...

Click the image below...


 ***Please note: Our full barn kits are only available within a limited shipping area.  We are sorry if you are out of that shipping area, we are working on solutions for you that would include, hardware packages, templates for cutting your own timbers, lists of local timber suppliers, lists of local contractors, etc.  Sign up for our newsletter to keep up to date on the progress of these resources.  



How to build the 20x30 sugar Shack for under $12k!  


Recent Articles

  1. 30 x 44 bank barn + 18x24 barn - Dewitt/St Johns MI

    Sep 20, 17 08:50 PM

    Looking for general quotes on removal of an old bank barn and an old small barn (formerly used for a granary), along with their foundations (concrete,

    Read More

  2. 1860's Barn 30x40 Millstadt IL

    Sep 09, 17 12:23 PM

    Our 1860's homestead has a dilapidated barn. The stone house on the property was built in 1867. We determine the barn to be the same period. Roof collapsed

    Read More

  3. 36x46 Gable barn for sale - NE Kansas

    Aug 27, 17 10:39 PM

    It's a stately old 36x46 wide barn that has been weathering gracefully most of it's long life. It's waiting for someone who would humanely disassemble

    Read More

  4. Chicken Chateau

    Aug 19, 17 04:28 PM

    My wife decided we need some chickens for our little farm so I told her I'd build her a coop. After looking at multiple designs I fell in love with the

    Read More

  5. 40x50 Krol Barn in Clinton County Indiana

    Aug 15, 17 02:39 PM

    Timeless Barn Company, LLC has for sale a circa 1850s timber frame barn. This barn is located in Clinton County, Indiana and must be moved as the land

    Read More

  6. 22x14 Timber Frame in Frankfort, Indiana

    Aug 09, 17 09:33 AM

    Timeless Barn Company, LLC has a 22x14 timber frame up for sale. $15,000 plus shipping to your site. Timbers are clean, sound and ready to go. Rafters

    Read More

  7. 24x24 Small Barn in Southern Indiana

    Aug 04, 17 02:02 PM

    For sale: Melvin's Cabin Melvin's Cabin is a 24x24 small barn with 8x14 hand hewn beams. It was built in the 1800s and is reputed to have been a one

    Read More

  8. 1870's 40 x 60 Barn -Shelby, Ohio

    Aug 03, 17 04:06 PM

    **Ohio Valley Barn Salvage** Barn conversion frame for sale at Ohio Valley Barn Salvage. True 40'x60' 1870's all handhewn barn frame. Bent layout is 14'-14'-16'-16'.

    Read More

  9. 5k Board Feet Weathered Grey and interior brown Reclaimed barn wood

    Aug 02, 17 12:31 PM

    We have 5,000 board feet of Barn Wood available for $2.50 per board foot. Widths range from 6 inches to 14 inches. Colors range from solid weathered

    Read More

  10. Old 32X40 Barn Plymouth IN

    Jul 31, 17 09:38 AM

    Our barn has a haymow and several stalls with thick planks. 32x40. Roof received some damage last Fall so the sooner the barn is used the better. We

    Read More

  11. Raising Chickens for Beginners

    Jul 31, 17 08:24 AM

    Welcome to Raising chickens, for beginners, in this article series I will be going through all of the basics and answering questions that many people have about raising chickens.

    Read More

  12. Protecting Your Chickens

    Jul 31, 17 08:19 AM

    Welcome to protecting your chickens, an article in my series raising chickens for beginners.

    Read More

  13. Natural Chicken Health

    Jul 31, 17 08:16 AM

    Welcome to Natural chicken health, an article in my series Raising Chickens for Beginners.

    Read More

  14. Getting A Rooster?

    Jul 31, 17 08:12 AM

    Welcome to Getting A Rooster? an article in my series Raising Chickens For Beginners.

    Read More

  15. Chicken Breeds How to Choose the Best One

    Jul 31, 17 08:10 AM

    In this Guide to Chicken Breeds, I'm going to be taking you through the very basics with everything you need to know about getting started with your first chickens.

    Read More