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  1. Chelsea Van Roekel says:

    This is so helpful Christina! Thank you! We are building a new coop right now and I really want an automatic door; so your endorsement of them has sealed the deal for me!

  2. Jennifer says:

    This is so important to consider when homesteading! I know we are going to Cancun in a couple of months and we have this whole care guide for each of the animals and what they need. It even has a garden section! -Jenn

  3. Felicia says:

    Your animals are adorable! I love the automatic door, we are building our first chicken hutch. We just barely bought our little cottage, and are renovating it and the land. I grew up on a suburban homestead, so I know and love that this is something you talk about. Its so important. This will be our first year with chickens!

    • Thank you Felicia!! Means a lot for you I say that. Trust me when I say it is a lifesaver on the farm. You can not always get home as dusk to put your chickens away and its a really good piece of mind to know that they are safe inside from predators!

  4. Chloe | Boxwood Ave. says:

    The automatic door is definitely a game changer, we don’t have one, but I have heard amazing things, I want one for my goat house! I just worry that one of them would be naughty and sneak out before bedtime and get locked out all night! It’d probably be Buckwheat of course…

  5. So jealous of your recent travels! We haven’t been on vacation since our honeymoon (excuse me while I go cry in a corner), but having animals definitely makes it a bit trickier! Love this list and I’ll have to come back and reference it once that vacation finally happens 😉

    • Ahh Colleen you are too sweet! It was beautiful I would highly recommend. The automatic door is a life saver. it can be plugged in and then backed up with a battery so it’s double secure to let the chickens in and out!

  6. Abbagail says:

    Great post! Everyone needs to read this because sometimes it feels really daunting when you think you can never leave now that you have animals! And that auto door, I need one!!

    • Christina Figone says:

      Thank you I appreciate you taking the time to read my blog post Abbagail! I do agree- anything you can do for a little peace of mind when you leave your animals is huge! 🙂

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