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21 of the Most Outrageously Cool Chicken Coops (Which Is Your Favorite?)

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A chicken coop is a place where a chicken spends much of its time. It’s a place of protection and housing but for proud humans, it’s also a place to show off their love and character as caretakers of the traditional bird.

1. New Orleans Style

Photo credit: Kootation.com

Bright colors and southern charm.

2. Beer Shingles

Photo credit: New Orleans Food & Farm Network

Beer shingles prove to be the perfect compliment to a chicken coop. Who would have guessed!

3. The Chicken Coop Cottage

Photo credit: Mom Caster

When you need to get away for a few days, visit the chicken coop cottage.

4. A Cob Chicken Coop

Photo credit: The City Chicken

Cobb is an English housing made from straw, clay and sand. These sustainable materials are complimented by colorful tiles, which make this coop unique.

5. This Chicken Coop Shines

Photo credit: Tattood Housewife

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6. Hobbit Style

Photo credit: Avcesar.com

Photo credit: Avcesar.com

7. Beware of the Boston Terrier

Photo credit: Heatherbullard.com

8. The Schoolhouse

Photo credit: Megalatte458.tumblr.com

9. For Hipsters, By Hipsters

Photo credit: Garnizé Galinheiro

We decided to give this a "hipster" label. It could have easily been designed by folks in their retirement years, but they can be hipsters too.

10. Enchanted Fairy Tale

Photo credit: Rebecca64 / Flickr

There is so much to love about this log transformed into a chicken coop.

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11. Wedding Home

Photo credit: Cbakerphoto.blogspot.com

Here comes the bride, all dressed in feathers.

12. Pottery-Barn Inspired

Photo credit: Theartofdoingstuff.com

13. Victorian Style

Photo credit: Vintagegardengal.com

14. Rocket Ship

Photo credit: The Poultry Guide

It started with an idea; it ended with a rocket ship chicken coop.

15. Upcycle Reuse

Photo credit: Recycle Art

Another way to reuse.

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16. VW BUG

Photo credit: TreeHugger

This classic car is oozing with character.

17. The Chill Room

Photo credit: Living the Country Life

Because sometimes you want to read a book in the chicken room.

18. Cupola Dome

Photo credit: Max Kim-Bee

The best reuse of a cupola … ever!

19. Country Western

Photo credit: Backyard Chickens

20. The Church

Photo credit: Todd Leach / Backyard Chickens

21. Living Room Furniture

Photo credit: The City Chicken

Remember, taking proper care of chickens requires time, effort and personality. If you want to eat eggs that are the most nutritious and wish to eat from a source you know is reliable, research first to find out if you are that source. Oh ... and remember to let them roam free.

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