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chicken coops: style over function  RSS feed

 
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I knew it!! chickens from space....
 
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They went through all that work to build a beautiful UFO but didn't think to make the hatch open from the center of the bottom and reach the ground without a cobbled up 2x4 ramp?  Harumph...

Side note:  That power cord splitter doesn't look weather proof to me.
 
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Who said chickens could not fly very high. Considering my trampoline just launched about 20 feet in the air from our last Tropical Storm, I guess this guys chickens could get some serious air.

Points given for a creative use of a used trampoline.
Points deducted for the smell of 10000 rotted eggs since they cannot be retrieved.
 
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Hilarious!   Must be a spaceship to heaven - each chicken pauses at the light ring to say a prayer before going in?  (yeeesh)
 
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Not quite as stellar in the style department as the space ship (see what I did there?) though I think these might qualify as a 'style over function' even if still pretty functional.

From an old thread, https://permies.com/t/9002/critters/chicken-people-van-coop:

This one is named Maurice:


Then there is this one:



 
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Wait....I see your spaceship and raise you a tardis!!



Plans and more pictures here.

 
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