Is Omlet a British company?

Is Omlet a British company?

Since its founding, Omlet has grown into one of the largest chicken house retailers in the United Kingdom. The company is based in Wardington, Great Britain, and sells to customers worldwide including the U.S., Germany, France and Holland.

What is an Omlet Eglu?

Designed over 10 years ago, the Eglu Classic is the plastic chicken house that turned chicken keeping into a hobby suitable for every person and every garden. The Eglu Classic comes with an optional 2m predator resistant run. Open the run door to let your hens free-range in the garden!

Where is Omlet located?

Oxfordshire, England
Where is Omlet located? Omlet’s Head Quarters are located in Oxfordshire, England.

Can you get red mite in an EGLU?

Wild birds or new chickens can transmit red mites to your coop. Omlet’s Eglu chicken coops are made from plastic which makes it very difficult for red mites to make a home. And in the event that there is a Red mite infestation, they are quick and easy to clean. A quick blast with a pressure washer should do the trick.

Who owns Omlet?

Johannes Paul, 31, is one of four founders of Omlet, producer of the Eglu (above). As design students at the Royal College of Art, Johannes and his business partners had the idea of a modern chicken coop in 2004, when one of their mothers, a keeper of chickens, suggested that old-style wooden coops needed a makeover.

Where are Omlet Eglu made?

Where is the Eglu made? The Eglu Go, Go Hutch, Eglu Go UP, Eglu Classic and Cube are produced in China.

What the difference between EGLU go and classic?

The Eglu Go which we launched in September 2009 is the new version of the Eglu Classic MK 2 which was launched in 2005. The Classic and the Eglu Go are made of the same secure weld mesh, are the same size and are both easy to clean. With the Eglu Classic: You can open the side eggport door and collect your eggs.

Are Eglus any good?

It’s well designed, sturdy and secure. The coop is completely weatherproof, and easy to clean. (I can’t stress enough how easy to clean it is.) And whilst I expect some colour fading in the sun, it’s robust and made to last (the house is UV stabilised, and the run is metal), and a zero maintenance option.

How long does it take for Omlet to ship?

Orders will be packed and sent within 2-3 days of ordering, however the time from ordering until your order is delivered is the packing time PLUS the courier time.

Can humans get mites from chickens?

Bird mites, also called chicken mites, are pests that many people don’t think about. They typically live on the skin of different birds including chickens but can find their way into homes and other structures. This is when they can become a problem for humans.

How do I know if my chickens have red mite?


  1. Presence of grey/red mites up to 0.7mm, found in the housing, particularly in crevices or on the eggs.
  2. Birds are often restless due to the irritation and may not want to go in the house.
  3. May cause anaemia (pale comb and wattles) and potentially death.
  4. Loss of condition.
  5. Drop in egg production.
  6. Blood spots on eggs.

Is the Omlet Eglu worth it?

Made with recyclable plastic, the Eglu Cube is handy, durable, can keep parasites at bay, and easy to clean. It is also one of the best looking coops out there. In short, the Omlet Eglu is the best chicken coop currently available on the market.

How does the Omlet automatic chicken coop door work?

The Omlet Automatic Chicken Coop Door has a powerful electric motor and metal gear that is directly mounted on the door frame for maximum security. Unlike other automatic chicken coop door openers that work on a string and pulley system, the Omlet Autodoor cannot be simply lifted up when shut.

What do you need to know about Omlet chicken fencing?

The handy gate gives you quick access to your chickens. Omlet’s flexible chicken fencing comes with an inbuilt gate which features a newly redesigned catch that is stronger and more comfortable to use. You can also set the width of the gate opening to your preferred size making it easy to get in and out to feed your chickens.

Where do you put the coop light in a chicken coop?

The Coop Light can be attached to the inside of your Large Chicken Coop – Eglu Cube (Mk1 (model bought before 2016) or Mk2 (model bought after 2016)) or any wooden chicken coop and can also be attached to any kind of chicken run. Find out more about the Coop Light. Read More…

Is there an automatic door opener for a chicken coop?

Owners of wooden chicken coops can also benefit from the Omlet automatic chicken coop door opener as it is compatible with virtually any design of wooden coop.