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Neiman Marcus Christmas Catalog - Fantasy Gifts - The $100,000 Chicken Coop

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  • Neiman Marcus Christmas Catalog - Fantasy Gifts - The $100,000 Chicken Coop

    Oy Vey!

    "Dawn breaks. The hens descend from their bespoke Versailles-inspired Le Petit Trianon house to their playground below for a morning wing stretch. Slipping on your wellies, you start for the coop and are greeted by the pleasant clucking of your specially chosen flock and the site of the poshest hen house ever imagined. Your custom-made multilevel dwelling features a nesting area, a "living room" for nighttime roosting, a broody room, a library filled with chicken and gardening books for visitors of the human kind, and, of course, an elegant chandelier. The environment suits them well as you notice the fresh eggs awaiting morning collection. Nearby, you pick fresh vegetables or herbs from your custom-built raised gardens. You've always fancied yourself a farmer—now thanks to Heritage Hen Farm, you're doing it in the fanciest way possible! "

    Little Beau Coop

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    I'd better hide the catalogue from Patience and Prudence. They'd be totally dissatisfied with their plain vanilla Precision Pet coop.
    I'm a second hand Vegan. Cows eat grass. I eat cows.

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    • #3
      DO NOT let Paris Hilton see this.

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      • #4
        Bar-gain!
        They even send a consultant to handpick your Heritage Breed hens.

        AND the chandelier is included - how can you go wrong?
        *friend of bar.ka*RIP all my lovely boys, gone too soon:
        Steppin' Out 1988-2004
        Hey Vern! 1982-2009, Cash's Bay Threat 1994-2009
        Sam(Jaybee Altair) 1994-2015

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          #5
          I was looking at the pictures and was like... "I wonder if they can picture all the chintz covered in bird droppings and feather dust..."

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            Originally posted by Snowflake View Post
            I was looking at the pictures and was like... "I wonder if they can picture all the chintz covered in bird droppings and feather dust..."
            Me too!
            Unrepentant carb eater

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            • #7
              Very Martha Stewart!
              "The difference between genius and stupidity is that genius has its limits." Albert Einstein

              http://s1098.photobucket.com/albums/...2011%20Photos/

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              • #8
                Remember the year they offered mini horses for about the same price? A perfect gift for the child in your life - a mini with full tack and your own trainer that comes with the pony on Christmas morning.

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                • #9
                  Originally posted by 2DogsFarm View Post
                  Bar-gain!
                  They even send a consultant to handpick your Heritage Breed hens.

                  AND the chandelier is included - how can you go wrong?
                  The chandelier may be included, but the shipping is not!

                  I'm not ordering mine until I get a free shipping code--does anyone have one?

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                  • #10
                    I am having to try REAL HARD to mentally add what is pictured up in my head and even remotely get to $100,000.

                    To me six figures would at least have to have plumbing and airconditioning.

                    Unless the chandelier and chair (Louis XIV original perhaps?) are the bulk of it?


                    ETA: It says "props" other than the chandelier are not included so really what kind of chandelier is this?
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                    • #11
                      Crap, that thing looks nicer than my house.
                      Charlie Brown (1994 bay TB X gelding)
                      White Star (2004 grey TB gelding)

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                        Originally posted by Snowflake View Post
                        I was looking at the pictures and was like... "I wonder if they can picture all the chintz covered in bird droppings and feather dust..."
                        Originally posted by Judysmom View Post
                        Me too!
                        Me three!
                        Yogurt - If you're so cultured, how come I never see you at the opera? Steven Colbert

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                        • #13
                          Originally posted by Snowflake View Post
                          I was looking at the pictures and was like... "I wonder if they can picture all the chintz covered in bird droppings and feather dust..."
                          Mia Quattro.
                          Lowly Farm Hand with Delusions of Barn Biddieom.
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                            My dad actually just custom built a 12'x12' chicken house for a client that ended up being $70,000.
                            Originally posted by The Saddle
                            Perhaps I need my flocking adjusted.

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                              Originally posted by rustbreeches View Post
                              My dad actually just custom built a 12'x12' chicken house for a client that ended up being $70,000.
                              Uhhhh..... Pictures? Please?

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                                But they will donate 3000$ of your purchase to one of my favorite groups, American Livestock Conservancy!

                                "for every Heritage Hen Mini Farm purchase, NM will donate $3,000 to The American Livestock Breeds Conservancy, a nonprofit organization that protects genetic diversity through the conservation and promotion of endangered breeds.

                                I hope you are all members, by the way. http://www.albc-usa.org/

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                                • #17
                                  Originally posted by rustbreeches View Post
                                  My dad actually just custom built a 12'x12' chicken house for a client that ended up being $70,000.
                                  I'm not doubting you, but how?? Is it made out of marble?
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                                  • #18
                                    Originally posted by TrotTrotPumpkn View Post
                                    I'm not doubting you, but how?? Is it made out of marble?
                                    I also would like to know this.

                                    Considering that I purchased my entire two story, three bedroom house with (detached) 2 car garage for less than $70k, I am thinking that someone in need of a really luxe six figure hen house could just buy my house and then spend the $30k to have it moved.

                                    Think of the possibilities: you could cook the chickens in their own kitchen!
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                                    • #19
                                      Originally posted by meupatdoes View Post
                                      Think of the possibilities: you could cook the chickens in their own kitchen!
                                      "My biggest fear is that when I die my husband is going to try to sell all my horses and tack for what I told him they cost."

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                                      • #20
                                        What a complete and utter waste of money. Holy Sh-t!!!!! Only a total moron would buy something like that. Or .... am I just jealous.... uh right.

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