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Married to the chicken coop? Take a break with an automatic door opener

publication date: May 1, 2004
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Our New Year’s resolution last year was to try to have a life outside of farming. So when some friends we were visiting in town invited us to stay for dinner we jumped at the opportunity.
“What about your chickens?” they asked.
“The hens will be okay,” I replied. “We’ll close up their coop when we get home. It won’t be too long after dark. Besides, I’m sick and tired of being married to that chicken coop!”

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