Exactly as electric fence allows the modern agriculturist to mimic the movements of great herds of bison and stimulate land rejuvenation toward prairie, the Prairie Schooner allows the grower to mimic the other keystone species of the prairie, the Prairie Chicken, with equal benefits.
The Prairie Schooner is available in two models, the 20′ x 40′ and 16′ x 24′.
20′ x 40′ Prairie Schooner:
In this model, you can raise up to 600 broilers or 300 layers. This Schooner is 20 x 40′ has 800 ft² / 500 birds = 800/500 = 1.6 ft² per bird. At 600 birds = 1.33 ft² per bird.
Shipping not included. Discounts available for orders of 5 or more. Does not include chicken wire, tarp and tow chains. Each schooner weighs 2750 lbs.
16′ x 24′ Prairie Schooner:
In this model, you can raise up to 300 broilers or 150 layers. This Schooner measures 16 x 24.’ That’s 384 square feet. 384 ft² / 300 birds = 1.28 ft² per bird. We brooded 300 birds in a barn until they were three weeks old, then put them in this Schooner.
Shipping not included. Discounts available for orders of 5 or more. Does not include chicken wire, tarp and tow chains. This schooner weighs 1950 lbs.
For more information, please visit our Prairie Schooner website here.
All Schooners must ship on a dedicated flatbed. Please call Courtney at 660-684-6035 to get a shipping quote.
*LTL shipping is available at check out on the website. However, customer is responsible for any damage claims and/or transportation issues that may arise.