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Star Plate chicken coop door

installing a couple of doors on the star plate chicken coop

Got the Star Plate chicken coop doors installed today.

We'll use the small door for most visits and keep the big one closed except for when we need to get a wheel barrow in to replenish the deep bedding.

I used hardware cloth on the screen door to increase ventilation.

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About us: Anna Hess and Mark Hamilton spent over a decade living self-sufficiently in the mountains of Virginia before moving north to start over from scratch in the foothills of Ohio. They've experimented with permaculture, no-till gardening, trailersteading, home-based microbusinesses and much more, writing about their adventures in both blogs and books.

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