automatic door opener

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

  1. msf

    msf Chillin' With My Peeps

    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 Chillin' With My Peeps

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