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Automatic chicken doors

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Hardys Honey, Apr 15, 2012.

  1. Hardys Honey

    Hardys Honey Hatching

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    Does anyone recommend these? Has any one built their own?
     

  2. j and bs hens

    j and bs hens Chirping

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    I was just reading about the Foys automatic doors. (I hope that's correct) it seems to work great, and I'd love to have one to try out. (I saw the post somewhere on this site, and I'll try to find it).
     
  3. j and bs hens

    j and bs hens Chirping

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    It was Foy's automatic doorkeeper. There wasn't a lot of info in the original post, but I'm sure you could find a distributor online. Good luck!
     
  4. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Crowing Premium Member

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  5. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Crowing

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    Hi and :welcome from Ohio. So glad you joined. :thumbsup
     
  6. weimarmama

    weimarmama Crowing

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us.
     
  7. dreamer5577

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    Hi && Welcome!!!
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    But... can't say that I ever tried one.
     

  8. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Crowing

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan :D

    Don't have one myself
     
  9. ADozenGirlz

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    We have two automatic pop door openers. One is from Foy's and was over $300 and the other we built with the Add-A-Motor. They both work equally well but I would recommend the Add-A-Motor due primarily to the price point and the fact that Foy's customer service leaves a bit to be desired.
     
  10. MoriahQuilts

    MoriahQuilts Songster

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    Welcome to BYC!

    We are working on one using a auto actuator arm. Having its own battery is nice, and its on a remote - so I can open and shut from the house with a auto key fob. The guys at the auto accessory shop were very helpful. We haven't figured out if we can put it on a timer yet to open and shut when we're not home (shift work). Still working out the kinks. Good luck!
     

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