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Where To Buy Chicken Tractors

5 January 2009 9 Comments

I previously posted a list of online resources I found useful (for both plans and inspiration) when designing our chicken tractor, but I got a lot of emails asking where people could buy chicken tractors. Not everyone has the time (or tools!) to build something from scratch.

You can buy chickens tractors in two main forms: ready-made (fully assembled) or in kit form (typically an easy-to-assemble flat pack). Here are some of the Australian commercial chicken tractor manufacturers I know of (links below the pictures):

Book A Chook chicken tractor City Chicks chicken tractor McCallum Made chicken tractor Royal Rooster chicken tractor Southport Showplace chicken tractor

Don’t be put off by the physical locations of these manufacturers – check out their web sites. Most have reasonable shipping options Australia-wide.

If you know of any other good places to buy chicken tractors in Australia, please add a link to the comments below!

Oh, and don’t forget – if you need to buy chickens for your chicken tractor, have a look at my Where To Buy Chickens page.

Build your own chicken coop.


  • Tammy said:

    Here is a link to a maintenance free aluminum chicken tractor.


  • Darren (author) said:

    Thanks Tammy. I was really after chicken tractors available in Australia (I’ve since edited the post above to be more explicit).

    For those in the US, though, your tractor looks quite good and very sturdy.

  • Ally and Rich said:

    Hey Darren,

    Dave from Rentachook in Ryde also sells chicken tractors (with and without the chooks).


    Ally and Rich http://www.happyearth.com.au

  • Darren (author) said:

    Thanks, I’ve added Rentachook to the list! I’ll have to buy one of those chicken tooth files from him – I’ve never seen them advertised anywhere else, and $10 sounds very reasonable :-).

  • Lisa said:

    Hi Darren,

    I just wanted to another link- http://www.mountainarks.com.au/ we purchased an ark from this company in the BLue Mountains NSW for our chlidren for Christmas. We have the large one and keep 4 chooks, let them free range when we are home.

    Love your blog, cheers, Lisa

  • Darren (author) said:

    Thanks for the compliment, Lisa! And thanks for the link. I’m adding it now…

  • Ingrid Dimock said:

    Hi Darren. City Chicks have a full range of walk in hen houses and mobile coops – ALL AUSTRLAIAN MADE no imported stuff. We are now in SYDNEY and MELBOURNE so if you have clients wanting something in those locations – please visit our website.

  • Darren (author) said:

    @Ingrid: Thanks for the heads-up, I’ve updated the post to reflect the new locations. Keep up the great work!

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