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8 awesome urban chicken coops

By: Shea Gunther on Feb. 18, 2011, 10:30 a.m.
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Michael Thompson didn't want to build just any old chicken coop, he wanted to do something special. When a friend called him with the news that he had found an old 1970 Morris Traveller that was destined for the junk heap, he knew he'd found his new coop. He cut off the front of the bashed up Traveller, fixed up the inside to accommodate his chickens, and gave the whole thing a few coats of paint. Besides the time he spent on the project, the entire coop ended up costing him about $480.