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Happy Jungle Chickens

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by JungleChicken, Nov 3, 2011.

  1. JungleChicken

    JungleChicken In the Brooder

    Hi All,

    Many years ago I had hens in my backyard with a pretty basic (read: ugly) metal coop. Just recently I decided it was time for fresh eggs again and started preparing a 4.5m x 4m plot for 3 girls.

    I looked at all the coop designs on this site and was completely confused. something someone said to me once about chickens originally being jungle animals must have stuck in my sub-conscious though as I woke up one day with a bamboo jungle hut design in my head.

    The chicken run is right next to a tropical water garden, so the bamboo hut made sense, and I was hoping the chickens would feel an ancient tug when they saw a jungle environment.

    I don't know what they think, but here are some photos of them in their new home. They seem to be happy enough!



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  2. Chido

    Chido Songster

    Apr 16, 2011
    El Monte
    ... You have to name one of your chickens Gilligan, I don't care if they are all hens, you must have a Gilligan!
  3. JungleChicken

    JungleChicken In the Brooder

    LOL. I never thought of that!

    I let my partner name them - Charlotte, Rose, and Luna. I wouldn't mind getting two more little friends, so I guess there's still a change for a Gilligan - I think it's a fantastic name!

  4. JungleChicken

    JungleChicken In the Brooder

    Just took more photos of the girls themselves ....






  5. kaybats

    kaybats Songster

    Jun 4, 2011
    That set up is AWESOME [​IMG]

    Your girls are soooooo lucky to have you!!!! I am jealous! [​IMG]
  6. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer Premium Member

    May 11, 2010
    Truly a tropical paradise! Coolest setup I've seen in a while!
  7. Magic Birdie

    Magic Birdie Crowing

    May 3, 2011
    Magic Birdie land
    That is so cool!!! I want it! Can I have it? [​IMG]

    *schemes to steal it*

  8. Mama duck 8

    Mama duck 8 Chirping

    May 28, 2011
    Awesome coop!

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