Monument To Hedge Fund Manager’s Love Of Chickens Nearly Complete

And 2 years later

Crispin Odey, is close to completing a chicken coop in the style and scale of a small Grecian temple. Screened by walls and vegetation, it has been an object of mystery, though elaborate architectural drawings reveal a sweeping three-sided stairway, two dozen columns and radiating rooftop design flourishes. If nothing else, the sprawling coop, with a final cost above $250,000, has made Mr. Odey headline fodder. British tabloids called it Cluckingham Palace.

A Hedge Fund Highflier Comes Back to Earth [Dealbook]

Earlier: UK Hedge Fund Manager Sets Unreachably High Bar With Resplendent Private Residence For Chicken Friends; UK Hedge Fund Manager’s Chickens To Maintain The Lifestyle They’ve Grown Accustomed To In 2013

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25 Responses to “Monument To Hedge Fund Manager’s Love Of Chickens Nearly Complete”

  1. Beerio says:

    Matt sent me. Was not disappointed.

  2. guest says:


    -wilbur f

  3. guesticles says:

    favorite kind of dealbreaker

  4. Confucius says:

    True happiness can only be found at the chicken house.

  5. guest says:

    when hedge fund managers, their pets, and Bess come together, magic happens.

  6. Guesto says:

    A certain scene from a movie, set in Vermont, about a band of merry lawmakers and involving a portly fellow named Farva comes to mind…

  7. Chick-fil-A says:

    why are all the chicken pun-posters cooped up today?

  8. Guest says:

    I like to imagine Odey will now spend his weekends leisurely leaning against his creation while wearing a double-breasted suit + pocket square

  9. guest says:

    can't take credit for this (it's from an old odey post) but pretty sure the sentiment stands:

    I can't believe I have to draw this fucking chicken here.

    – Architect who drafted the blueprints

  10. Ex-DB says:

    This has gone way too far into the "WTF?!?" territory