I need an automatic door

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by RWPower, Nov 28, 2010.

  1. RWPower

    RWPower Out Of The Brooder

    Jun 10, 2009
    Can someone send me a link for an automatic door kit? I don't have an outlet in my coop but hopefully I can use a battery [​IMG]:
    Last edited: Nov 28, 2010
  2. Knock Kneed Hen

    Knock Kneed Hen California Dream'in Chickens

    Feb 15, 2010
    So. Cal.
  3. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

    Jul 9, 2009
    Northern CA
    My Coop
    Quote:This is the one I have and I love it. I have the inside install w/light sensor (no timer) and it works great! The light sensor is adjustable, so you can set the sensitivity on it closing. Mine shuts about an hour after they are on the roost for the night. It opens and closes so slowly that no chickens can get caught in it. And it runs on batteries, so you don't need electricity to your coop. I've had it for almost 2 years now, it's worth every penny.
  4. Green_Eggs_and_Ham

    Green_Eggs_and_Ham Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 6, 2010
    Hi RWPower,

    I have the Addamotor one. I LOVE love love it. Got it atDiscount Automation. Never had any trouble. Works like a charm. Just as I had hoped it would. [​IMG]

    Apparently there is a solar/battery kit now . I'm looking into it too. I have the coop on electricity now, but don't want the cord across my yard. This looks promising.

    Good luck!


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