1. aileronjack

    aileronjack Out Of The Brooder

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    I am building a coup and need to know how tall I should make the door. Estimating that the width is 12"
     
  2. My chicken is cuter

    My chicken is cuter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine is 11" and my hens fit through it fine.
     
  3. aileronjack

    aileronjack Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks for your reply...I was thinking that somewhere in the range of 12-15" should be plenty. I have RIRs with one being a rooster. They aren't fully grown yet or I would make them backup to the door facing as our mom had us do.
     
  4. Marlinchaser

    Marlinchaser Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I used a opening of a 1x10 , so actully 9 1/2 inches its 16 inches tall, my buckeye roo, and barred rock roo have no problems getting through it, In fact I have heritage breed turkeys (hens) that also fit through it.
     

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