Jonathan Poland

Midwestern geek, father of two.

Jonathan Poland

Arduino Chicken Coop: Hardware

This post details the hardware used in the coop for running the door, lights, etc. and how it's wired up. See previous post about physical structure. Having prior experience with Arduino, the ESP-12F in particular, that is the "brains" of the operation. It has ample…

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Jonathan Poland

Planning for chickens

One of the perks of living in the midwest is you can typically live on larger plots of land. This enables perks like gardens, sheds, etc that can really increase quality of life. Growing up, I had a lot of pets: rabbits, hamsters, cats, dogs,…

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