Take a tour of Nicole Richie’s charming backyard chicken coop Architectural Digest/Screenshot

Actress and fashionista Nicole Richie started raising chickens three years ago, but when she moved, the birds needed a new home too.

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So she built the five chickens new digs, but not an ordinary chicken coop.

She made sure it was an exact replica of her own home.

?The new house didn?t have a coop,” Richie tells Architectural Digest. “We had to build them one, so we did a miniature version of my own house in terms of color and style. I wanted one color palette throughout. It?s gray.?

While she wanted “very cute little sections??five small boxes for the chickens to lay eggs?she soon found out who really rules the roost.

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?They actually just lay eggs all over the place, so that was just a romantic idea I had, I guess.”

Anna Caplan contributes to Rare Houston and Rare Animals. 
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