Building a movable chicken coop is a great way to get nitrogen and healthy microbes into the ground – a necessity for a great garden.
A mobile coop – sometimes called a chicken tractor – can be relocated on your property every few weeks. If you have a garden plan in the works, move the coop around your planned garden area to enrich the soil before tilling.
Chicken tractors aren’t just beneficial to your garden soil; they give your chickens fresh food and variety that a stationary coop can’t easily provide.
They can be built cheaply and make a quick weekend DIY project. Here is a short video on how to build an inexpensive chicken tractor: