Chicken Tractor

Chicken Tractor Cover

Chicken Tractor

The Permaculture Guide to Happy Hens and Healthy Soil

By Andy Lee; Patricia L. Foreman

Good Earth Publications, Paperback, 9780962464867, 324pp.

Publication Date: June 1, 2004

A chicken tractor is a bottomless, portable shelter-pen that fits over your garden beds. The chickens peck and scratch the soil, eat pest bugs and weed seeds, and fertilize the beds with their manure. Best of all, they provide eggs and meat.