Why did the chicken cross the road?

January 19, 2012

To find a designer coop?

Naperville wants to limit the number of backyard chickens to eight per household, reports WBEZ's Jennifer Brandel. One of the concerns is the unsightliness of the coop.

But there are designer coops.

The nogg coop above is priced at £1950, including delivery, but to mainland England only—international rates vary.

There's also the Chicken Co-Op, a "luxury chicken residence" but priced more modestly at $3,500.

The Breed Retreat by designer Frederik Roijé is priceless.

The proposed Naperville ordinance seems like it will only affect one resident, who currently owns 12 chickens.

What happens to the other four?

Luckily in the Greater Chicagoland area, we do have responsible backyard chicken resources, including the Chicago Chicken Enthusiasts, who do help re-home chickens, maybe not to designer coops, but to happy homes.