chicken house

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poultry house

A place for housing fowl; once considered essential on most rural houses, farms, or estates before refrigerators because this provided a source of fresh eggs and freshly killed meat; also See dovecote.
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Coop Chicken House 25 Collingwood street Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 1JE 0191 261 1542 www.
Did the chicken cross the road to get away from the unhappy conditions of the chicken house, only to find that there was another one waiting for her on that side of the road as well?
He has presided over a massive chicken house over the last four years and has pretty much tamed all those unruly birds.
I'm in the process of building a chicken house, and we've got 15 chickens coming.
That allows bacteria--including strains that are resistant to antibiotics--to flourish and to infect the next flock that occupies the chicken house.
In New Jersey, Puerto Ricans in one parish had to worship in a chicken house.
The father follows the farmer and accomodates himself in the chicken house.
In today's modern chicken house everything from the light level to the flow of cooling air is constantly monitored and controlled to create optimum growing conditions for the thousands of birds that will spend the bulk of their exisitence there.
He was always poised behind the chicken house door waiting for me to arrive, and would leap out like the demented beast he was, hoping I would spill all the feed right in front of him.
Charles commissioned a master craftsman, Richard Craven, to make the chicken house and even insisted he use durable stainless steel nails.