Tacky Coop and Run Contest 2011: Winners Announced!

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Gallusfarm, Jan 30, 2011.

  1. Gallusfarm

    Gallusfarm Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 14, 2009
    Winners Announced Post # 154

    Since everyone is getting plans together for this year's coops and runs, I wanted to do another tacky coop contest for inspiration.

    This year, two of the best contributors from last year have agreed to judge this with me! kuntrygirl and pamperedpoultry !

    This is a contest for all of the pack rats, creative repurposers, no-talent with tools, refuse to use a level (ME), broke, or flat out cheap folks.

    The 1st place prize won't help much, but I will offer a $10 gift card to Home Depot or Lowes, to the winner. If the winner doesn't have one of these chains nearby, then I'll send a $10 gift card of their choice. 3rd and 2nd place are also up for grabs, no prize 'cept braggin' rights!

    Entry form:

    Coop name:
    Construction Date:
    Fun details:

    *Please, no repeat posts from last year.
    *Also remember, you must not have lost a bird to predators while housed in your tacky coop/run.
    *More than one entry per person is fine. Please have a name for each coop/run, though.

    Entry deadline: To be determined, based on number of entries.

    Good luck!!!

    In case you missed it last year, here's the thread!
    Last edited: Feb 23, 2011
  2. ChooksChick

    ChooksChick BeakHouse's Mad Chicken Scientist

    Aug 17, 2008
    Larry, KS
    My Coop
    OMG!!! I am soooooooooo entering this contest! I have a wealth of Ghetto Chicken-eering going on at my farm...I always try to avoid those buildings in my shots, but if we're playing this game, I'm in!!! RevolutionMama calls this stuff Farm-Core!
  3. Gallusfarm

    Gallusfarm Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 14, 2009
    Great! Let's see whatcha got!
  4. CathyM

    CathyM Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 27, 2011
    If I didn't submit it last year, is it okay that it was built last year? (obviously, most people haven't had time to build much this year, [​IMG] )
  5. pamperedpoultry

    pamperedpoultry CHICKENFIED

    Ready to see some tacky'ness!!! lol
  6. FF

    FF Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 9, 2010
    Well heres my tacky coop. Its a U-Haul. Yes a U-Haul truck with the most hideous looking field and pen. It looks very nice now but in these pictures looks like a tornadoe hit it.

    Name- Taj Mah Uhaul
    Construction date- June 1-19, 2010
    Fun facts- Well lets see. Its the only U-Haul truck I have seen in my local area with chickens. It has electricty and a heater if I got desperate enough to heat it and ligh it. And alot of people that passy by think it is for storage. They ask what the fence is for and I tell them. Then they laugh and say its the most redneck thing they have seen. Well it was free and was taking up valuable garden space. It also has a brand new set of tires on them. I thought about putting some spinners on the tires for when the chickens have visitors. [​IMG]

  7. Carols Clucks

    Carols Clucks Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 13, 2010
    Shoot....who would stand a chance with a UHaul coop!


    (glad that is not next door to me too)
  8. kuntrygirl

    kuntrygirl Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

    Feb 20, 2008
    Opelousas, Louisiana
    I love seeing all the tacky coops. I have had my share of about 4 or 5 of them in the past. [​IMG]
  9. welasharon

    welasharon Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 28, 2010
    North Florida
    Hahahahahah! I nearly screamed out loud! How could anybody compete with that! Hands down best re-purposing I have EVER seen. I LOVE IT!....You need more chickens. You could make it two story and have even more...course the upper level ones would need switch-back ramps or they would pick up too much speed coming down and over shoot the run...

    I am not a judge but I vote for this one!

  10. ganesha09

    ganesha09 Loves chicken feet!

    Sep 18, 2010
    southern Illinois
    heheheheh.......The Taj Ma Uhaul!!! Positively brilliant! I LOVE it!! I think a 2nd story and more chickens are a must! Fabulous idea, great recycling/re-purposing. Can't wait to see all the entries-this will be fun!! [​IMG] Nice work, FF!

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