HELP with coop door!!! A.S.A.P.

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by gumpsgirl, Apr 17, 2008.

  1. gumpsgirl

    gumpsgirl Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    My DH and I are working on the coop and are having a great debate on how large the door for the chickens to go in and out of should be. HELP!!! I think it needs to be taller. How tall does a door need to be? The width I think will be fine, the the length however...
     
  2. Pupsnpullets

    Pupsnpullets Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine is 12'' square and they handle it just fine.

    Barb
     
  3. bamadominaker

    bamadominaker Chillin' With My Peeps

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    When we built our coop their door wasn't very big. We made it about 12"x12" not very tall or long, ened up having to make a seperate rampb/c DH wanted to be the MAN. [​IMG] [​IMG] hope that will help. They actually love the little door alot better than if I leave the main door open. [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
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  4. gumpsgirl

    gumpsgirl Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Thanks! I've just told him. He's not happy, but you know... I just wanted to make sure the chickens could get in and out when they got bigger. I figured it would be harder to go back AFTER the outside of the coop was finished! I know he will be glad when this is all over with! [​IMG]
     

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