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House Dimensions: 4'x6' Elevated 6" off ground Floor Space: 24 sq. ft. Door size: 12"x12" This house comfortably fits 6 ducks (4 sq. ft. of floor space per duck), but could easily fit 10-12 ducks as mine only utilize the back half (12 sq. ft.). I attached 1 out of 4 side panels of the a-frame with hinges to operate as a "clean-out door" and to collect eggs. Started out with a ramp, but switched to cement paver stairs to accommodate clumsy duck feet and scardy-cat personalities (even after...
I have backyard ducks and sometimes it’s difficult to make it home in time to shut the ducks into their house safely for the night or be able to sleep in. Ducks NEED routine! So I created this automatic duck house door to help regulate their schedule. Thanks to Wick at NetScraps and other various youtubers and the forums on Backyard Chickens for sharing their experiences. I’ve adapted a conglomerate to create my own automatic door using a 12″ linear actuator, a dual SDPT relay, a 12vdc/ac...
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