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The 4th Annual Austin Funky Chicken Coop Tour – 4/7

Share in the chicken eggcitment that is sweeping the nation!  Austin’s city chickens (and their owners) are anxious to strut their stuff! So mark your calendar!!
  • Date: April 7th, 2012
  • Time: 10 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. **rain or shine**
  • Location: Coops in the Austin City Limits – Purchased maps will show coop locations.
Price: Maps will be available for $10 on Tour Day from The Information Center at Buck Moore Feed and Supply on N. Lamar.
Breaking news: Maps are available in limited quantities for purchase prior to tour day starting NOW at Buck Moore Feed and Supply on N. Lamar and also at Callahans General Store off 183. You can share the map with as many people as are in your touring party to see coops together. A portion of proceeds past expenses will benefit Green Corn Project.
Other info and activities: 2012 Limited Edition merchandise will be available while supplies last. The early bird gets the worm! There will be an 8:30 a.m. Getting Started with Chickens presentation on 4/7 at The Information Center.

Purpose: Coop Design Ideas, Promote Sustainability, Community Fellowship, and Funky Fun!

This year’s coop tour promises to be the “Best in Show”. Selected backyard poultry enthusiasts will showcase their coops after meeting certain criteria. Coop owners selected will represent our city as chicken ambassadors in the funkiest town in Texas!


  • Austin has a strong growing community of chicken lovers and boasts the 2nd largest Backyard Poultry Meetup in the world!
  • The number of coop tours since 2002 to today has increased by nearly 500%
  •, the world’s largest online community for chicken supporters, exceeded 100,000 members in the summer of 2011, doubling its membership from the previous year.
Are you interested in raising chickens? Do you need coop design ideas? Do you enjoy talkin’ chicken w/folks? Do you want to show your kiddo’s where eggs actually come from? Do you own chickens now and need a few new ideas to spruce up their coop?

If you’ve answered yes to any of the above questions, Austin’s Funky Coop Tour is for you!  Learn more at

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