ChickenGuard Premium Coop Door Opener


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Keep your hens safe from predators with the ChickenGuard Premium Automatic Coop Door Opener

Now, you won't need to rush home to secure the chicken coop, or wake up at the light of day to let your chickens out. The Premium Door opener opens and closes the coop door automatically using both a timer and also a light sensor.

The Automatic Coop Door Opener gives you a greater freedom and peace of mind, making it easier to manage backyard chickens.

ChickenGuard Premium Automatic Coop Door Opener features

  • Uses a light sensor and timer to automatically open and close chicken coop door
  • The timer is easy to set up with extra large buttons and LED screen
  • Need the coop to open at different times each day? no worries! Set the unit to open the coop door either by daylight or by a certain time each day
  • Suitable to lift up to 1kg
  • One-button manual open.
  • Operates in all weather conditions
  • Powered by 4 x AA batteries (included)
  • Connect to Mains Power via USB
  • Warranty: 3 year manufacturer warranty
  • Does not include door

Built-in Light Sensor

The innovative built-in light sensor will ensure that the coop door opens just as your hens are waking up and closes when it gets dark. Thus, keeping them protected overnight from foxes and other predators.

If those times don't suit you, you can alter timing where needed, setting the timer on the panel to open or close at the precise hour or minute.

Battery and Mains Powered, you choose

The unit comes packaged with 4 x AA batteries, ready for use. Batteries are reliable, and the unit will let you know when the batteries at a low level. However, if you would prefer you can connect ChickenGuard to external power. A USB port is located on the underside of the control box.

Easy Set up

The folks at ChickenGuard have ensured that the initial setup as simple as possible, so you can get on with more important things in life.

  1. Secure the unit above your coop door

    Using the screws in the package, attach the unit above an open coop door.

  2. Complete initial Setup

    Using the big buttons and LED screen you will be led through an initial setup to establish the day and time.

  3. Callibrate door

    Connect the hardy string to your coop door. Tell the unit when the door is fully open, and in a fully closed position. Once this step is complete, your door is ready to open automatically

  4. Open and Close settings

    Here, you can choose to use the light sensor to open and close the door, or a mix of timer setting and light senors. For instance, You might prefer the light sensor to activate opening the door at dawn, and a timer in the evening. The choice is yours.

Box Contents:

In the box you will find 1 x ChickenGuard Premium, instructions, warranty card, silicone seal, batteries, 4 x Large Screws (pointed) 4 x Large Screws (flat)

Compare ChickenGuards:

Standard Premium Extreme
3 year Warranty 3 year Warranty 3 year Warranty
Programmable Timer Programmable Timer Programmable Timer
Lifts 1kg Lifts 1kg Lifts 4kg
Batteries Included Batteries Included Batteries Included
Mains Power Enabled Mains Power Enabled Mains Power Enabled
  Adjustable Light Sensor Adjustable Light Sensor
    Works in Extreme Weather
    Extra Powerful Motor


Dine A Chook shipping charges are outlined below and are for all Australian and New Zealand orders.

Weight Cost
Under 500g $7.95
Up to 1kg $9.95
1 - 3kg $12.95
3 - 5kg $14.95
5 - 7kg $19.95
Over 7kg Calculated at checkout
Order over $199 with a total weight under 7kg - Excludes Bulk Bird Netting Free Shipping - Use Coupon Code 'Free Shipping'

How is your order shipped?

All Dine A Chook orders are sent using Australia Post unless otherwise stated. All orders require a signature at the time of delivery unless you provide an authority to leave. We deliver to Residential and Business addresses, PO Boxes and Parcel Lockers.


Every Dine a Chook delivery is completely insured for the total value of the items despatched and insurance coverage includes loss and damage during transit. In the unlikely event, you receive a broken item contact our office via the contact us page within 3 working days of signing for the goods so we can arrange for a replacement.

Shipping times

State Estimated delivery (business days)
Queensland 2-3 days
New South Wales 3-5 days
Victoria 5-7 days
South Australia, Tasmania & ACT 6-8 days
Western Australia & Northern Territory 8-12 days

With the exception of busy times of the year, orders received before 11am are generally shipped out that same day.

3 year Manufacturer Warranty