automatic door opener

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by msf, Jul 21, 2011.

  1. msf

    msf Chirping

    Jul 21, 2011
    Seattle, WA
    My Coop
    Is there an automatic door opener set up that will work for a swinging door like a trap door in the floor of a coop. The add a motor wont work here. Please help Thanks
    new to chicken keeping

  2. teach1rusl

    teach1rusl Love My Chickens

    It depends on how innovative you are construction-wise. We used a drapery motor and digital timer (counterweight was needed, but could be anything), and I don't see why you couldn't work out the lowering/raising of a trap door...
  3. hcppam

    hcppam Songster

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