mim
mim
Im considering purchasing the plans for the 4x8 hen house but am curious if the plans can be modified to make the coop mobile? Any ideas whether an axel and wheels can be added to the leg posts?
Last modified: 18 Mar 2012, 10:49 AM
 
Taylor
Taylor
Hi David!
 
To answer you question, yes just about anything can be put on wheels.
 
How much moving are we talking about? The answer can be as simple as 2x4s and large ball bearing casters or as complicated as a shock absorbing axel.
 
If this coop is going to be pulled around a farm, there will be significant stress on the coop as the wheels drop into ruts and try to torque the coop out of square.
 
If its going to be moved on a level surface (like a road or even a well maintained dirt road), it will probably be ok.
 
If you want to move it around uneven ground, Id build it on the back of a boat trailer or something similar.
 
Hope that helps! Let me know if we can answer any more questions. Wed like to see what you end up doing and help in anyway we can.
 
Have a great day!
 
Best regards,
 
Jason
 
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