Square Foot Gardening Forum
[table bgcolor=#000000 height=275][tr][td]

Hello Guest!
Welcome to the official Square Foot Gardening Forum.
There's lots to learn here by reading as a guest. However, if you become a member (it's free, ad free and spam-free) you'll have access to our large vermiculite databases, our seed exchange spreadsheets, Mel's Mix calculator, and many more members' pictures in the Gallery. Enjoy.


[/td][/tr][/table]
Search
 
 

Display results as :
 

 


Rechercher Advanced Search

Latest topics
» N & C Midwest; July 2017 !
by Scorpio Rising Today at 8:02 pm

» How's the Weather Where You're At?
by Scorpio Rising Today at 7:50 pm

» More on garlic scapes
by greatgranny Today at 7:17 pm

» Friday Rookie Topic XII: Cucumbers
by yolos Today at 5:05 pm

» Do I need to pollinate my zucchinis?
by plantoid Today at 4:53 pm

» Turan in the Western Mountains
by Turan Today at 2:55 pm

» Third Year SFG in Canada
by SwampTroll Today at 2:47 pm

» Your favorite watermelon and pumpkin
by stealthmayhem Today at 9:37 am

» My early garden
by sanderson Today at 3:15 am

» Garden Footwear
by sanderson Today at 3:14 am

» Square footage
by sanderson Today at 3:03 am

» Healthy Meals
by RoOsTeR Yesterday at 10:19 pm

» What are you eating from your garden today?
by CapeCoddess Yesterday at 6:56 pm

» Tornado Cake
by sanderson Yesterday at 6:51 pm

» CANADIAN REGION: What are you doing in JULY 2017?
by trolleydriver Yesterday at 6:29 pm

» What do you know about making sauerkraut?
by RoOsTeR Yesterday at 1:05 pm

» HELP! Sweet Potato Plant!
by countrynaturals Yesterday at 11:26 am

» 2017: First full year of SFGing in ND
by Robbomb116 7/22/2017, 9:10 pm

» New England July 2017
by quiltbea 7/22/2017, 8:10 pm

» 2017 SFG in Brooks, Ga
by sanderson 7/22/2017, 7:38 pm

» Happy Birthday!!
by sanderson 7/22/2017, 2:26 pm

» Green Caterpillars
by sanderson 7/22/2017, 2:22 pm

» What I've learned this year
by sanderson 7/22/2017, 2:03 pm

» Some of our Gluten-free Cajun Recipes
by sanderson 7/22/2017, 1:50 pm

» Senseless Banter...
by sanderson 7/22/2017, 1:43 pm

» TrolleyDriver's Compost Thermometer
by trolleydriver 7/22/2017, 1:23 pm

» California's Drought
by countrynaturals 7/22/2017, 12:03 pm

» Northern California & Coastal Valleys - What are you doing this month?
by countrynaturals 7/22/2017, 11:51 am

» Just Completed my Garden.....What Should I Plant NOW!
by stealthmayhem 7/21/2017, 8:05 pm

» Gardening in Central Pennsylvania, 3rd year SFG
by sanderson 7/21/2017, 7:50 pm

Google

Search SFG Forum

Hey Boffer, I finally got my chicken tractor

View previous topic View next topic Go down

Hey Boffer, I finally got my chicken tractor

Post  dixie on 10/28/2010, 10:56 am

Well, not exactly. I took it upon myself to put the bug cover from my boxes in my front flower bed (that was actually a weed patch this year) and brought 2 of my chickens up for a work party. It was fun trying to hold a chicken & rooster while trying to lift the corner of the box so I could stick them under there.

Maybe it will shame DH into making me a proper chicken tractor.

Actually, I can't complain. He is working on plans for a potting shed/greenhouse of my very own. I guess it's a fair enough trade for not having a chicken tractor.






avatar
dixie

Female Posts : 755
Join date : 2010-03-02
Age : 68
Location : Southeast Tennessee

View user profile http://www.zibbet.com/dixiedazzletoo

Back to top Go down

Re: Hey Boffer, I finally got my chicken tractor

Post  quiltbea on 10/28/2010, 11:51 am

What a great idea. And the compost they are adding is a big benefit.
avatar
quiltbea

Female Posts : 4683
Join date : 2010-03-21
Age : 75
Location : Southwestern Maine Zone 5A

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Hey Boffer, I finally got my chicken tractor

Post  Jay Bird on 10/28/2010, 12:12 pm

Dixie, that actually looks better than most tractors I have seen, congrats ,, not everyone has boffers skills and time to build a chicken taj majall chicken cadilac tractor.
avatar
Jay Bird

Male Posts : 228
Join date : 2010-04-07
Age : 53
Location : Mount Vernon Texas

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Hey Boffer, I finally got my chicken tractor

Post  dixie on 10/28/2010, 12:25 pm

yep, he's an amazing guy & his chicken tractor is top of the line. Don't you just love chickens?
avatar
dixie

Female Posts : 755
Join date : 2010-03-02
Age : 68
Location : Southeast Tennessee

View user profile http://www.zibbet.com/dixiedazzletoo

Back to top Go down

Re: Hey Boffer, I finally got my chicken tractor

Post  boffer on 10/28/2010, 3:18 pm

Embarassed

Hi Dixie,

I remember in the springtime, when you were adding stuff to your honey-do list, that no mortal man stood a chance of ever finding the end of it! yahoo

I'm with J.B.: an hour here to put on wheels, an hour there to put in a pop door, and you'll have a nice chicken tractor.

You should keep that greenhouse on the top of the priority list!
avatar
boffer

Male Posts : 7392
Join date : 2010-02-26
Age : 64
Location : yelm, wa, usa

View user profile http://boffer.us/

Back to top Go down

Re: Hey Boffer, I finally got my chicken tractor

Post  dixie on 10/28/2010, 4:04 pm

At least I didn't name our property "Honey-Do Acres". There's a place just down the road that claimed it first & they have a big arched sign over the driveway. Our joke is me always saying "all you have to do is....."
avatar
dixie

Female Posts : 755
Join date : 2010-03-02
Age : 68
Location : Southeast Tennessee

View user profile http://www.zibbet.com/dixiedazzletoo

Back to top Go down

Regarding chicken tractor

Post  ander217 on 10/28/2010, 4:37 pm

LOL, Dixie. I think we should take care to keep Boffer away from our husbands. Mine says my favorite phrase is, "Honey, this won't take any time at all for you to do."

I SO want a chicken tractor but I haven't convinced hubby it won't take any time at all for him to make one. No

Love your chickens.
avatar
ander217

Female Posts : 1450
Join date : 2010-03-16
Age : 62
Location : Southeastern Missouri (6b)

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Hey Boffer, I finally got my chicken tractor

Post  Aub on 10/28/2010, 11:02 pm

My chicken ark is on plans for this winter. We don't have chickens yet, but I'm ordering them close to spring. I'm shooting for 6 of them. A couple Silkies, some Wyandottes, and some Plymouth Rocks or Buff Orpingtons (can't decide on that). I'm so excited for them I can hardly stand it!!
avatar
Aub

Female Posts : 283
Join date : 2010-08-07
Age : 37
Location : Central Illinois (near Peoria) 5a

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Hey Boffer, I finally got my chicken tractor

Post  quiltbea on 10/28/2010, 11:19 pm

Aug.....Good luck on the chickens.
I've always wanted some but never had the good luck to get any.
I know you'll love having them.
avatar
quiltbea

Female Posts : 4683
Join date : 2010-03-21
Age : 75
Location : Southwestern Maine Zone 5A

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Okay ..you got me

Post  acara on 10/29/2010, 6:48 am

Had to Google "chicken tractor"




This one kinda made me laugh (no ...I'm not a chicken hater, just have a sick sense of humor);

avatar
acara

Male Posts : 1012
Join date : 2010-08-27
Age : 47
Location : Wesley Chapel, Florida (Zone 9)

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Hey Boffer, I finally got my chicken tractor

Post  Old Hippie on 10/30/2010, 10:29 am

@dixie wrote:At least I didn't name our property "Honey-Do Acres". There's a place just down the road that claimed it first & they have a big arched sign over the driveway. Our joke is me always saying "all you have to do is....."

Great name for a country estate! LOL! At least I am not the one always coming up with the things for my DH to build. He does it all on his own and has a list of projects a mile long. He will see something in a magazine or catalogue and say......"I could build one of those! I just need a mig welder (or whatever the perfect tool would be) and I could do that for next to nothing!" And he could too. A chicken tractor and a greenhouse are both on HIS list for next spring. Not sure when he is going to find the time but that's okay.

Acara, I love your sick sense of humour. LOL! I think the Colonel should have a little more of an evil smile on his face though.

GK
avatar
Old Hippie
Regional Hosts

Female Posts : 1156
Join date : 2010-08-12
Age : 66
Location : Canada 3b

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Hey Boffer, I finally got my chicken tractor

Post  Sponsored content


Sponsored content


Back to top Go down

View previous topic View next topic Back to top


 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum