automatic coop door

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by slillie, Dec 31, 2012.

  1. slillie

    slillie Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm starting a small chicken flock (10 hens) and want to build in an automatic door into my coop. Would love to hear anyone's thoughts on the best door to look at... Thanks in advance for any help you can give.. Scott
     
  2. Scott H

    Scott H Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have this one ready to install this spring because of the great reviews and my coop doesn't have the space for a door that raises up,

    Here's the site.
     
  3. slillie

    slillie Out Of The Brooder

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    Scott, thanks for the note. I spoke with Mark, owner of this company today (really helpful). I would be using his product except I live in an area where we get high winds. His door opens out. I think I need to find a guillotine style. Thanks and I know that the door you have will be a good one.
     
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    CluckAcres Chillin' With My Peeps

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  6. slillie

    slillie Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks..
     
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    kreagerm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just completed my automatic opener. I used an add-a-motor and it works great. I think I have about $105 into the project. It took me about 3 hours to complete the door.
     
  8. slillie

    slillie Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks so much for your thoughts.
     

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