Automatic Coop Door Opener

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Karen711, Apr 5, 2016.

  1. Karen711

    Karen711 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello guys
    Can anyone tell me if you have an Automatic Coop Door Opener?? If so what One and
    Are they easy to install?? I'm trying to have best of both worlds lol Be able to stay out past dusk ect. All n any information will be great [​IMG]

    Thanks Karen
     
  2. Egghead_Jr

    Egghead_Jr Overrun With Chickens

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    I don't own one but did look into them last summer. There were some that swing open and that's a flaw in my mind. All are easy to install. The one that caught my eye was ADOR1, has a last call feature, can adjust closing time and is an up and down open/close:

    http://adorstore.com/products/ador1-automatic-chicken-door

    Forgot to note that if you look the ADOR1 has a spoke wheel (holes in door to roll it up/down). To me that is a secure door that can't be pried open apposed to motors with string or swing doors.
     
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  3. ChickenMammX4

    ChickenMammX4 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We bought an Add-a-Motor chicken door opener for an existing guillotine door along with a lamp timer. Easy to install and very dependable. Total cost around $100.
     
  4. Karen711

    Karen711 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks will look that up [​IMG]
     
  5. Karen711

    Karen711 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is that the actual name of it so I can look it up and find the right one??
    Thank you :)
     
  6. Ballerina Bird

    Ballerina Bird Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have an Ador and like it a lot.
     
  7. TerryH

    TerryH Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My Coop
  8. LTC Steve

    LTC Steve Out Of The Brooder

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    Ador is the one I used. At first I was concerned about the plastic part issues, but it has worked very well. Easy to install. Even made it through the subzero temps our our MN winters.
    Good luck.
     
  9. ChickenMammX4

    ChickenMammX4 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes, if I knew how to post a link I would, sorry!

    Edited to add --- it's available on Amazon
     
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  10. Karen711

    Karen711 Chillin' With My Peeps

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