anyone have a chicken opening door?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by ladyearth, Nov 24, 2015.

  1. ladyearth

    ladyearth Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think I would like a chicken opening door.... for the newly being built rv coop
    Like when we are at say a grocery. when we step on the floor mat etc in front of the door it opens....
    cause chickens could then comeout of the coop when they wanted.. like a tredle feeder design ?
    anyone? thanks
     
  2. bcarver

    bcarver Out Of The Brooder

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    I think it would lead to accidental openings allowing predators in.
     
  3. ladyearth

    ladyearth Chillin' With My Peeps

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    PERHAPS.....but i want it so it would close if no one is standing on it... like my two different brand metal TREADLE FEEDERS..
    this new coop is large....the one being built is on an improved beefed up boat trailer.....
    if it doesnt work like we want ....just do a manual.. course I want it both ways anyway. presently the two older coops have pull up door with a small rope going to outside of coop
     

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