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Automatic Coop Door Openers

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by BradyMSU, May 11, 2008.

  1. BradyMSU

    BradyMSU In the Brooder

    Apr 10, 2008
    Marshall, Michigan
    I have read about devices to automatically open chicken coop doors into the run in the morning and close them at night. Is there anyone here with experiences with these? Where are they available? How do the chickens know to go inside before the device closes the door?
  2. Poison Ivy

    Poison Ivy Songster

    May 2, 2007
    Naples, Florida
  3. Nifty-Chicken

    Nifty-Chicken Administrator Staff Member 11 Years

  4. Anny

    Anny Songster

    Apr 24, 2008
    Detroit Michigan
    Quote:Haha that's a cute idea. But how do you put the hose on a timer?
    and what about closing the door?
  5. spiderkarma

    spiderkarma Hatching

    Jun 20, 2009

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