Garage Door Coop

By MattK · Sep 21, 2015 · ·
  1. MattK
    The material for the coop was given to me by my wife when she backed my van into my shop and took out both garage doors. The doors had to be replaced but were not totally destroyed. They are metal on both sides with insulation in the middle. I used all the hardware and hinges to make the bottom swing open for easy cleaning, and the back panels open up to get inside to fill feeders, waterers, and get to the nesting boxes. There are two trailer jacks mounted on each end of the axle, so i can jack the back end up. I hook onto the tongue with the three point hitch on my tractor and move it around the yard every couple days. The chicken door has a cable hooked to it so i never have to go in the run to let chickens in and out.




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Recent User Reviews

  1. N F C
    "Garage Door Coop"
    2/5, 2 out of 5, reviewed Jan 27, 2019
    Great idea reusing the garage doors for a coop. Wish we could have seen the actual step-by-step building of it. The only change I would make would be to make the run tall enough for a human to stand up in it.
  2. Texas Kiki
    "Such a neat idea!"
    2/5, 2 out of 5, reviewed Jul 9, 2018
    I would love to see the inside of this coop.


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  1. N F C
    Great idea reusing the garage doors!
  2. beetandsteet
    Probably one of the most creative coops I've seen :p
  3. jhhess
    Nice job! So smart and innovative. Did you thank your wife for her inspiration?

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