|Keywords||Chickens, Greenhouses, Permaculture techniques, Agriculture, Solar, Construction, Sustainable farm energy alternatives, Gardening|
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|Cite as Ethan, Pedro Kracht (2021). "Chicken greenhouse". Appropedia. Retrieved 2021-10-17.|
The chicken greenhouse is a design concept proposed by Bill Mollison and frequently mentioned in permaculture literature and courses. It is a combination of chicken coop and greenhouse. Body heat from the chickens would serve to heat the greenhouse during cold weather. Thus it is often used as an example to illustrate permaculture principles such as stacking functions. Despite the spread of the concept, there are few known attempts to build a chicken greenhouse.