Chicken Tractor

Get a Peep at The Coops in Dallas’ Most Unique Home Tour

By Joanna England / May 1, 2015 / 1 Comment

I can say, beyond a shadow of a doubt, that this home tour is the smallest and most unique in Dallas. It’s one of those events that has people saying “Only in East Dallas!” That’s what I love about it, too. If you haven’t already heard, A Peep at The Coops is an annual chicken […]

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D Mag Jumps on The Chicken Train With June Issue, But Misses Several Classy Coops

By Joanna England / June 12, 2012 / 8 Comments

Perhaps I’m biased because my flock wasn’t featured in the June 2012 D Magazine story by Michelle Saunders, but it feels like East Dallas was a little over-represented. There are plenty more avid chicken keepers in Oak Cliff, specifically in the little nook just north of Ledbetter called Hideaway Valley. That’s where you’ll find Michael Cook, who not only has a flock of heritage hens in his backyard, but keeps — get this — silkworms!

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