Access from coop to run

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by nittanyxi, May 25, 2010.

  1. nittanyxi

    nittanyxi Songster

    Apr 24, 2010
    how big a hole does a standard size chicken need to exit the coop through the floor to get to the run below. They are only 2 weeks old now and I don't want to make it to small.
  2. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

    Nov 9, 2007
    SW Arkansas
    My pop door is about 16" high by 12" wide but I have very large chickens, LF brahmas. It's a bit of a squeeze for my 13 lb. rooster, but even he can make it through just fine.
  3. LarryPQ

    LarryPQ Easter Hatch!!

    Jul 17, 2009
    I used an arcadia-door dog I can close it up at night (no sneaky chickens).
    Last edited: May 25, 2010
  4. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

    My chicken doors are 12 inches wide by 12 or 15 inches high (more than one coop). Large enough that my fat, fluffy cat used one today to go take a nap in a nest box!!!!

    Chickens were not happy.

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