Source for automatic pop door opener?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by absinor, Aug 28, 2008.

  1. absinor

    absinor Out Of The Brooder

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    Anyone in the States know where to get these? I saw an online store in the UK but would like to find one closer to home.

    Thanks!
     
  2. patandchickens

    patandchickens Flock Mistress

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  3. absinor

    absinor Out Of The Brooder

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    Ouch!!! I guess we're not going to splurge for that either!!

    That's too bad. Looks like such a great thing:(

    Thanks for the link!!!
     
  4. Chicabee19

    Chicabee19 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    you could tie a string to the door leading into your bedroom window over to your bedside.
     
  5. Momo

    Momo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    LOL - I know a woman who did that with her horse barn! In the morning she would open her bedroom window and pull on a rope that opened the stall doors to the paddocks, then pull another rope that opened trap doors above the mangers where she had placed the horses' morning hay the night before. Then she would go back to bed for awhile.
     
  6. The Dude

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    You might want to check out Chickaminium.com
     
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  7. sovia

    sovia Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We bought ours at Foy's, too. It was a big expense, but it has simplified things greatly for when we are out of town. Now, we only have to have someone come by once a day to do the chicken chores instead of twice a day to open and close the pophole. I guess considering that we recycled just about everything else in our coop, it wasn't too hard for us to justify the price. My only complaint, which I have seen echoed on this forum, is that I think it opens too early and closes too late.
     
  8. VaM715

    VaM715 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Foy's now offers a timer to eleminate that problem. You can pick the open and close times.
    I love mine.
     

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