Add to My MSN

Most Beautiful Coop


(WINNER): This cordwood-construction chicken house has an earthen roof and is semi-circular in shape,
with the round part recessed into the hill. By Pamela and Eric Wettering, Tower, Minn.

An elegant gazebo coop. By W. Stephen Keel, Ringgold, Va. (You can order this or other coop styles at

This coop features a granite foundation, cement floor with drain, cedar roof and copper roof ridge cap. By Julia Denig and Paul Forth, Wendell, Mass.

At the twin-coop country club, the chickens even have their own rose garden. By Paul and Jill Smith, Delaware, Ohio.

Post a comment below.


6/17/2014 4:13:10 AM
It's a great looking coop. Thanks for sharing.

10/19/2009 1:59:14 PM
Those coops are just beautiful but many are looking for ways to build cheap backyard chicken coops. If you build you own coop you can do it using common and inexpensive materials. There are a lot of designs and plans out there. One place to start planning is:

5/9/2009 9:10:00 AM
New to raising chickens. Have 5 year old granddaughter, we just got 7 baby chicks. It is amazing.

Luna Gardens
1/19/2009 10:45:46 AM
Your coop winner was found by us in a powell's book (chicken coops)and has brought us to the decision we will start building a cord wood chicken coop very close to the one show. A beautiful and inspiring hen house!

Emily Cole
8/6/2008 10:59:04 AM
These are lovely coops! I wish more people would realise that coops can be attractive and add to the urban landscape in a positive way. Check out my struggle for Backyard Chickens in Wake Forest at Em

5/1/2008 6:03:24 AM
Check out We got our first chicks a few weeks ago and that's when I registered there. The people are SO friendly and there's wonderful info on there. Good luck and have fun with your chickens. They are a blast to have! :D

4/15/2008 8:15:43 PM
i have spelled out pass word several times---it still will not sign me up---what i need to do now

11/16/2007 7:08:03 AM
I am a young entrepreneur who would like to get involved with Free Range Poultry. I would like a link to some information on how to start. I would greatly appreciate the support. Thank You

Subscribe Today - Pay Now & Save 66% Off the Cover Price

Lighten the Strain on the Earth and Your Budget

Mother Earth NewsAt MOTHER EARTH NEWS, we are dedicated to conserving our planet's natural resources while helping you conserve your financial resources. That's why we want you to save money and trees by subscribing through our earth-friendly automatic renewal savings plan. By paying with a credit card, you save an additional $5 and get 6 issues of MOTHER EARTH NEWS for only $12.00 (USA only).

You may also use the Bill Me option and pay $17.00 for 6 issues.

(* indicates a required item)
Canadian subs: 1 year, (includes postage & GST). Foreign subs: 1 year, . U.S. funds.
Canadian Subscribers - Click Here
Non US and Canadian Subscribers - Click Here