Automatic chicken doors

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

  1. Hardys Honey

    Hardys Honey New Egg

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    Does anyone recommend these? Has any one built their own?
     
  2. j and bs hens

    j and bs hens Chillin' With My Peeps

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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 Chillin' With My Peeps

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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 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  5. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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

    dreamer5577 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi && Welcome!!!
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    But... can't say that I ever tried one.
     
  8. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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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 Chillin' With My Peeps

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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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