Enjoy free range poultry and eggs without the worry of night-time predators reaching your roosting birds. Poultry Butler’s light sensor triggers the door to open when the sun shines and closes the door just after the sun sets. An automatic chicken coop door can simplify your schedule by assuming the responsibility of opening and closing the door each day, but would such a device work for you?. An automatic chicken door for those of you with electricity running out to your coop, so you don’t have to rush to let the chickens out or panic if you’re late to lock the prized flock in at night.
Mark has been an armchair automatic chicken coop door explorer for years now, reading every website he can find about the topic. I like Chris and Keri’s automatic chicken door solution for several reasons. The design is simple, solid, and cheap to do for under 20 bucks, and they have detailed pictures with videos, and a wiring schematic to make the process easy for someone who might want to follow in this direction.