Welcome to the Poulet Rouge

Hello chicken lovers! Welcome to the Poulet Rouge, Boulder’s own first Peep Show and Eggery (eggs not for sale).

I have been keeping chickens for over three years in a co-op with my wonderful neighbors.

The “working girls” as I like to call them live in a deluxe coop in my neighbor’s yard where we collectively care for our lovely layers.

I didn’t know a thing about Silkie chickens when we set out to raise our first flock but were given three chicks in our first batch of day-olds.

They grew up to be so fucking cute that I simply had to show them off to the world.

I made this chicken tractor, AKA the Coop Du Jour, to give the little ladies a change of scenery from the permanent coop.

They quickly became a neighborhood sensation with pre-schools, parents, and visitors stopping by to check out the girls.

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The CDJ was a lovely little coop but far from predator proof which meant I had to move the ladies to and from their permanent coop each morning and night. As a result, it didn’t happen as often as it should.

After three years I decided to upgrade the CDJ into what is now known as the Poulet Rouge.

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You can visit the Poulet Rouge on 17th and Pine Street (on the 17th), take a load off and enjoy a book from our Little Free Library.

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If you take a picture you would like posted on this site, just hashtag it #thepouletrouge and I’ll mine Instagram for photos.

Have a beautiful day.

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