Bantam coop door.

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by cottagechick, Aug 19, 2011.

  1. cottagechick

    cottagechick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 11, 2011
    Cottage Grove, Oregon
    I am getting ready to cut the Chickie door into my coop. I think the largest one I will have is a Bantam Brahma (2 1/2 lbs?). What is the minimum size door that will be effective for them?

    Last edited: Aug 19, 2011
  2. KDK1

    KDK1 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 29, 2011
    Tennessee Plateau
    6X8 should do it.
  3. wava1vaughn

    wava1vaughn Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 24, 2011
    Cairo Ga.
    Hi from Ga. You might consider a doggie door. They come in different sizes. [​IMG]
  4. teach1rusl

    teach1rusl Love My Chickens

    Quote:x2 for bantams of that size...
    Last edited: Aug 20, 2011
  5. fireguy56

    fireguy56 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 2, 2010
    Slidell, Louisiana
    Hi, I would think 8" wide and 12"-14" high would be fine. My full sized girls crowd the door upon opening in the am and I have seen two at a time try to exit. My door is 13" wide and 18" high for standard breeds and they can go ut by twos if they want. No sense in making it too small that they will have to squeeze outta it. Just make sure it is secure when closed as with the rest of the area they sleep in. Hope this helps.

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