Almost done with coop - size of chicken door?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by JenNY99, May 6, 2011.

  1. JenNY99

    JenNY99 Out Of The Brooder

    Jan 31, 2011
    Hi all!

    We ALMOST have our 8' x 10' coop done - yay! And hopefully I'm almost done shelling out the $$$$$, too!

    At any rate, we have larger chickens - Buff Orpingtons and Brahmas. What are the ideal dimensions for the chicken door?

    Thanks in advance!

  2. BairleaFarm

    BairleaFarm Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 3, 2011
    Georgetown, KY
    Ive read so much on here its all running together. 12x16" or 10x10" for bantams IIRC. I built mine 14x16"
  3. hbwbk

    hbwbk Out Of The Brooder

    13X10 is a good size we have 3 buff orphs They are big girls we have a americana and 2 speckled sussex. [​IMG]

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