Unusual Chicken Coops

Although most anyone that can hold a hammer and operate a saw can build a chicken coop, it takes real imagination and creativity to make one that is creative or a pleasure to look at. I enjoy coming across out of the ordinary, beautiful, weird, wacky, or magical looking chicken coops and poultry houses from around the web.*  If you know of any other crazy coops, send me a link, post a comment, or email me photo. Thanks! Below are a few of my favorites:

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Chicken coop from Burkina Faso, West Africa found at Voice in the Desert blog

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A Hobit Hole Chicken Coop made by Wooden Wonders in Maine


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Quonset Hut style chicken coop from Brisbane, Australia and made by Chicken Coops for Brisbane


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A cute living roof chicken coop in Seattle, Washington at found at the Seattle Times

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A fairytale cottage style chicken coop found at BYC

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This coop looks like it is from Snow White’s Haunted Forest, but it is just a cute cottage style Chicken Coop nestled in an industrial Park found on Flickr


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A cape code style chicken coop in Utah. This one is filled with amazing murals throughout the interior. Click here to see all the fantastic paintings inside over at BYC

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A Funky Earthship Chicken Coop somewhere in the SouthWest on Revolution From Home blog

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An Asian inspired Chicken Coop in a Japanese Garden at The Style and Design of Dean Yoder blog


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A rustic chicken coop in Echo Park, California found in the photos of a house tour on Apartment Therapy

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A small chicken coop hidden away in a veggie garden in the San Francisco Bay area, found at Pluck and Feather blog

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Optimus Prime Transformer theme chicken tractor. Found at all places, a PC Community Forum called Overclockers. The site has nothing to do with backyard chicken keeping, but cool to see, all the same.


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Stage coach shaped blue backyard chicken coop with punched metal or tin windows and doors details. sold by Modo Verde.

*Unlike the rest of my blog, many of the photos in this post are not my original works, but were found throughout the internet. I did my best to credit and link each image back to the original works and their posters/creators/sources/or places where they are sold.  However if at any time you would prefer not to have one of your images or links here, please email me at lianne@hanburyhouse.com and I’ll take it down right away.  Thanks.

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