DIY ProjectsHow To Build A Chicken Swing for Coop

How To Build A Chicken Swing for Coop

This step by step tutorial of how to build a chicken swing for the coop or moveable tractor gives each chicken a place to comfortably perch off the ground.  Using a natural log or branch to create your chicken swing is a bonus because the chickens will be able to have a firmer grasp onto the outer bark.

Some people may think that the constant motion from the swing may make the chickens dizzy but it is actually quite the opposite… they find it comforting.

In between dust bathing and hunting for bugs your chicken may want to take a rest upon their swing which should always be placed in a shaded spot in coop, chicken tractor or run.

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How To Build A Chicken Swing

A chicken swing is not only a boredom buster but also helps with good feet health.

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Melissa Francis
Melissa Francis
Greetings! I'm Melissa Francis, the founder and primary contributor to The Homestead Survival. With over 20 years of experience in homesteading, sustainability, and emergency preparedness, I've dedicated my life to helping others achieve a simpler, more self-reliant lifestyle.

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