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Building a coop is probably the biggest expense you’ll invest in keeping chickens. And it’s best to do it right the first time. If you have a well designed coop it will aid in ease of cleaning, protect your flock and add charm to your property. It’s good to do a lot of research before […]Read more »
This year, Larry Ward managed to capture a photo of the elusive Chicken Claus, who, every year, visits your hens and roos leaving treats for the goodies and none for the baddies. This year, several of our Facebook friends shared photos of their own Cool Christmas Coops, and in turn, we thought you might like […]Read more »
This “Cool Coop” brings to mind a scene from Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings or The Hobbit. I’m sure that the beloved character from the series, Bilbo Baggins, would be proud to house his flock in such a well-crafted – and adorable – structure.Read more »
by Rebecca Nickols It seems that this time of the year a lot of time is spent in the kitchen… Whether it’s preparing Thanksgiving dinner or just spending time with family and friends–everyone always gravitates to the warmth and comfort of this room. I doubt that many of you ever think of a potential chicken […]Read more »
by Rebecca Nickols This month’s “Cool Coop” is guaranteed to bring a smile to your day! The on-going theme of this series of unique, creative and inspiring coops is–recycling, re-purposing, reusing… I think that everyone would agree that a reclaimed school bus chicken coop is about as cool as it gets! I love the idea of […]Read more »
by Jennifer Sartell Photos by author When I received the photos of Dickie Bird Farm, it was the rural ambiance that attracted me to this entry. The rich monotone browns of the barn wood and the sunlight through the chinks in the boards gives it an almost candlelit glow. Our barn is like this, and […]Read more »
by Rebecca Nickols Once again I’m on my quest to find the most creative, unique and just down-right “cool” coops. This month I think I might just have stumbled upon a collection of awe-inspiring coops that are in a class all their own! These one-of-kind coops are located on Whidbey Island (about 35 miles north […]Read more »
by Jennifer Sartell Photos by author Diana made this adorable sign which hangs above the door! This month I’d like to take you to Baton Rouge, Louisiana to visit Diana Fendley’s beautiful chicken coop! I must admit, I am a rustic at heart, and when I look through the chicken coop photos that readers submit, I […]Read more »
by Rebecca Nickols Photos by author Once again, I’m amazed at how clever and creative some chicken keepers are when it comes to constructing their coops. I especially appreciate the coops that repurpose and recycle materials. I’ve about decided that with a little imagination (and some basic building skills) you can make a coop out […]Read more »