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2016 Coolest Coops Contest
February 20, 2019 · · Coops

Add to Favorites First Place: The Hen’s Bed and Breakfast Lyndia Decker, Arkansas This is the hand-built log cabin we call “The Hen’s Bed and Breakfast.” We notched each log …

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A Designer Chicken Coop
February 20, 2019 · · Coops

Add to Favorites By Tamara Diederichs Here are photos of the back of our chicken coop. We access the nesting boxes via the hatch doors to collect the eggs each …

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Cottage House Garden Shed Coop
February 20, 2019 · · Coops

Add to Favorites I was looking for a new hobby to keep my mind off of life and the stresses it can bring. The year before, both of my parents were …

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A National Chicken Coop
February 20, 2019 · · Coops

Add to Favorites Story and Photos by Sarah Burgun A year ago, I caught the chicken bug and wouldn’t stop talking about getting a backyard chicken coop. After a lot …

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A Unique Watering Concept
February 20, 2019 · · Coops

Add to Favorites By Anna Hess, Virginia Two and a half years ago, my husband, Mark, and I moved to a 58-acre farm and got a dozen chickens. We soon fell …

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Cooper’s Roost
February 20, 2019 · · Coops

Add to Favorites Photos and Story by Lacy Cooper Our Cooper’s Roost is built entirely from scratch by my husband, Greg Cooper, using spare rough-cut wood left over from renovating …

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Rustic Coop — Meschi Coop
February 20, 2019 · · Coops

Add to Favorites Zach and Alexis Meschi, along with their three young girls, have began their dream of best utilizing the countryside they live in. They live in Aptos, California, …

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Coop Inspiration 12/1 — The Coop de Ville
February 20, 2019 · · Coops

Add to Favorites By Scott and Angela Dye, Oregon Here are a few photos of a very unique chicken coop that my husband and I just completed. We retrofitted a …

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All Cooped Up, Again
February 20, 2019 · · Coops

Add to Favorites By Mark Hall, Ohio It was a mild November morning in the year 2011. The ground was littered with autumn leaves that crunched under my boots as …

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Winterizing Your Flock; Preparing Poultry for Winter
February 20, 2019 · · Coops

Add to Favorites With winter approaching we need to prepare for the extra cold and damp weather, the early dark nights and all the other dark sides to winter weather. …

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