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Why Should You Opt For A High-Quality Automatic Chicken Coop Door?
Upgrade your poultry management with our high-quality automatic chicken coop door and enjoy enhanced security, consistent routines, and remote control convenience.
Why Your Chickens Will Love an Automatic Door: Benefits and Features
If you're a chicken owner, you know the struggle of having to constantly open and close the coop door every day. It can be tiring, especially when you have other responsibilities to attend to. However, did you know that there's...
The Benefits of Installing an Automatic Door in Your Chicken Coop
If you're a chicken owner, you know how important it is to keep your feathered friends safe and happy. One way to make their lives easier and yours more efficient is by installing an automatic door in your chicken coop.
Introducing: Coop Tender® Cloud Services Subscription.
Coop Tender® Automatic Chicken Door has migrated to a service subscription business model for its Internet Wi-Fi Module with Universal Web App™ product.
Extra Large Automatic Chicken Door Released
Coop Tender has released an Extra-Large Automatic Chicken Door. Learn about it and compare with the original and large automatic chicken doors before you buy.
Automatic Chicken Door Pricing Rollback
When many manufacturers and retailers are increasing their prices for the holiday season, Coop Tender Automatic Chicken Doors is rolling prices back.
Automatic Chicken Door Serviceability and Right to Repair
Details regarding our automatic chicken door design concept and construction method with materials and assembly diagrams enable one to see how the door is manufactured, allowing one to “do it yourself” if necessary.
High Tech Solutions for Advanced Societies
a brief comparison of advances in society compared with advances in technology relating to backyard chickens.
New Automatic Chicken Door Motor
Although there are thousands of different motors available on the market and dozens if not hundreds of motor manufacturers, selecting a good motor for our automatic chicken door has been quite a challenge. Over the past 5 years, we have used 2 different motors in our automatic chicken doors.
Best Automatic Chicken Door Operating Method
As you may already know, installing an automatic chicken door in your chicken coop can be beneficial to you and your chickens, but what is the best method for automatically opening and closing your coop door? The two primary methods...
DIY Automatic Chicken Door - Part 2 - Electronics
Introduction In our previous DIY Automatic Chicken Door article, we gave you access to detailed plans for building the wooden cabinet, door and motor – door controller housing. In this article, our intent is to provide information and designs for...
DIY Automatic Chicken Door - Part 1
Introduction In this article, we’re going to provide all the information that you need to build your own Automatic Chicken Coop Door. Overview You learn about a solid and simple solution to opening and closing your coop door. You’ll also...
Keeping Your Chickens Safe, Happy and Comfortable During Winter
If your chickens live in an area which tends to experience moderate to harsh winters, it is important to be mindful of how conditions which prevail during winter can affect them.
Automatic Chicken Coop Door Comparisons
If you are looking for a good, reliable automatic chicken door, there are several to choose from. It can be time consuming to make the right choice. You may also find that some older sites do not include comparisons or ratings for newer coop doors which have entered the market (within the past 5 years).
How to Ensure Your Chickens are Safe from Nighttime Predators
There is a long list of nighttime predators that would love to get into your coop at night and eat or kill your chickens.  This is a challenge if you want to allow your chickens to free range because it...
New and Improved Automatic Chicken Coop Door - Shipping Now
Based on the success of the power boost module on our solar operated doors, we began installing them on all doors...More recently, our woodshop manager engineered a solution to a problem which was affecting about 1% of the doors...
Our Automatic Coop Door Quality Commitment

In this post, you will learn how our commitment to quality has shaped multiple aspects of our manufacturing operations.

You’ll read a quick background and history and then brief descriptions of changes which we have integrated into our manufacturing and operations. 

We started selling our Coop Tender ® Automatic Chicken Coop Doors Coop Tender ® Automatic Chicken Coop Doors in 2014.  At first, we only used cedar to manufacture our doors and soon added pine. The pine is treated with a non-toxic wood treatment which never needs to be reapplied.  Pine allowed us to offer our chicken doors at a lower price, and provide a long lasting, durable product.

Which Treats are Okay for Your Flock?
Keeping chickens is a great way to reduce food waste in your home. Many table scraps can be taken out to your coop and given as treats to your flock. As with all animals, there are some foods that are...
Keep Your Flock Laying With These Tips
The most common reason that people establish chicken coops, whether in a backyard, or out on a farm, is to get a regular supply of eggs. When the hens stop laying, the investment often feels like a waste of time...
Don't Let the Summer Heat Hurt Your Chickens!
Summer is here with a vengeance, and many parts of the country are experiencing record high temperatures and intense dry spells. While you may be able to retreat into an air conditioned home to cool down after doing yard work,...
5 Myths About Keeping Chickens
It seems like there are a never-ending supply of myths about keeping backyard chickens. If you’re thinking about setting up a chicken coop, you’ve probably already heard a good number of them. Today, we’ll take a look at 5 of...