New Eglu Cube Chicken Coop
The Brand New Eglu Cube Chicken Coop is the ideal way to keep up to 10 chickens in a town or country garden. Based on the same revolutionary technology as the original Eglu Classic plastic chicken house, with a slide out dropping tray, wipe clean surfaces, twin walled insulation, no maintenance and No Foxes Allowed protection. The easy to move Eglu Cube hen house with extendable run makes it simple to keep a large flock of hens in your garden and leaves you with more time to enjoy the pleasures of keeping chickens. The Eglu Cube is Omlet’s bestselling and most advanced chicken coop. Now with new and improved features it’s time to discover the amazing new Eglu Cube.
We are delighted with the Eglu Cube. Easy to clean and move around and our chickens are very happy. Very helpful omlet team, we are truly impressed! Sissel
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A Complete Chicken House Package
The new Eglu Cube comes complete with everything you need to get started including the no-spill food and water containers. The house is fitted with comfortable roosting bars, a large slide-out dropping tray and an integrated nest box. Collecting eggs is easy through the eggport. Raised up on a sturdy frame with an improved non-slip ladder it’s the convenient way to keep a large flock of hens. With Omlet’s unique steel weld mesh run you’ll have the peace of mind of a secure outdoor space for your hens that can be enlarged using the run extensions or by connecting it to one of Omlet’s popular Walk in Runs. By adding the purpose designed wheels you can make your chicken’s dream coop a breeze to move.
Spacious, Comfortable and Practical Design
Inside the house the Eglu is fitted with comfortable roosting bars that are suitable for up to 10 smaller bantam breeds such as Pekins, 6-8 medium sized hens like the Gingernut Ranger as well as 4-5 large breeds like the majestic Cochin. The rear panel door can be simply unlocked and removed to give you full access to the inside where you’ll find the nesting booth which has a redesigned partition giving your laying hens extra privacy and a sliding door that can be closed at night.
Easy To Clean Plastic Chicken Coop
The Eglu Cube makes light work of the weekly clean. Inside chickens have a large roosting area fitted with a slatted floor. All the droppings fall through the slats onto the new larger slide out dropping tray, which can then be simply emptied onto the compost heap. Remove the back panel and you can also remove the nesting box, roosting bars and partition for cleaning. In less than 5 minutes you can have your chickens coop spotlessly clean.
The Eglu Cube is low maintenance too. Unlike wooden housing, you do not need to treat your Eglu Cube - saving you time and money. Made from energy efficient polymers using modern construction techniques, the Eglu Cube will last for years and at the end of its life can be 100% recycled.
The Fox Resistant Chicken Run!
The Eglu Cube is a really secure chicken house. The 6ft run is made from strong steel weld mesh, impossible for predators to break. A unique anti-tunnel skirt sits flat on the ground and prevents animals from digging in. The run has spacious vertical sides and gives your chickens plenty of room. The Eglu can be positioned on grass or any other surface such as wood chippings or rough ground where the chickens can rummage.
The unique tunnel-proof panels have been proven in rigorous testing to be predator resistant. The run means that when you are out and about you can be sure that your chickens are safe. The dark green PPE coating is fused to the metal wires ensuring an extremely durable finish that looks great. The standard 6ft run is suitable for up to 6 chickens. The run can be extended in approx 3ft lengths to suit your requirements allowing you to keep up to 10 chickens.
Collect fresh eggs using the Eggport
Collecting your eggs every morning is a daily delight and the Eggport on the side of the new Eglu Cube means it couldn’t be any more convenient. You can get up to 12 eggs per week from 2 hens so if you have a large flock you’ll have plenty of eggs for cakes, Sunday brunch and Omlets!
A snug nest box with sliding door
More chickens means more eggs and the new Eglu Cube has a spacious yet private nesting booth where up to 3 chickens at a time can lay in comfort. The new partition has a sliding door that you can use to close the nest at night to stop hens roosting in there.
A spacious and comfortable interior
The roosting bars are designed for maximum comfort for your hens when they are perching at night. Unlike houses with a single roosting bar there’s no danger of injury for larger, older or recovering hens from jumping up or down from the perch. In addition the roosting bars let all the droppings fall through to the tray underneath keeping the floor that the hens walk on cleaner. The bars can also be simply lifted out for cleaning.
Easy Open and Close Door
Letting your chickens out in the morning or securing the new Eglu Cube at night couldn’t be simpler. Using the handle on top of the Cube you simply lift and twist to open and close the door in one convenient motion. The action of pushing the handle down locks the door. No fiddly catches or bolts that don't line up.
Coming in Spring 2017....Omlet’s first ever automatic door opener! The new Eglu Cube comes ready prepared with special fixing points inside the house so that the Auto Door fits seamlessly to it. When your Omlet Auto Door arrives all you need to do is attach it with four bolts. Sign up for the newsletter to be the first to hear about it.
Stable Style Run Door
The new Eglu Cube run has a stable-style door. The top and bottom open independently from one another, and both have run pins to secure them into a closed or open position. Keep the bottom door closed when you open the top door so that you can refill the feeder and drinker without your hens nipping out and into the garden. Open the bottom door when you want to let your hens out to have some free ranging time.
You can give your chickens even more space by adding a run extension to your Eglu Cube. It is made of the same strong steel weld mesh with a durable coating and anti tunnel skirting. Each extension comes as three panels - two sides and a roof as well as a support arch made of coated steel tube. Each run extension adds approximately 3ft to the length of the run. Alternatively you can give your chickens even more secure space with one of Omlet’s matching and very popular Walk in Runs.
Easy To Move Wheels
Two people can move the Eglu Cube but with the optional puncture proof wheels one person can effortlessly move it on their own. With the wheels attached simply press down with your foot on the operating levers and push them into the resting notches to raise the chicken run off the ground, then push or pull the hen house into its new position.
Keep Your Chickens Warm in Winter
The Eglu Cube is specially designed to keep your chickens warm in winter. The Eglu has a unique twin-wall insulation system which works in a similar way to double glazing.
...And Cool in Summer
In summer your chickens will be kept cool by the Eglu Cube's draught-free ventilation system, carefully designed to avoid air blowing directly over the roosting area whilst allowing fresh air to circulate.
We want to make it as easy as possible for you to start keeping chickens, which is why you'll get lots of free extras with every Eglu Cube chicken house. Whichever type of Eglu Cube you buy, you'll get an innovative feeder and drinker. These fit neatly to the run, maximising floor area, the covered design protects food from rain, and both are dishwasher proof, for ultra easy cleaning. You'll receive 10 Omlet Egg Boxes, suitable for giving away four eggs at a time to family and friends, and easy to follow instructions to help you build your Eglu quickly. If you choose an Eglu Cube with a chicken run, we'll throw in an all-weather shade, to attach to the run and protect hens from wind and rain. It's very hendy in the summer too, to keep your girls protected from the midday sun.The biggest reward of an Eglu chicken coop, of course, is the free eggs you'll be treated to every morning. Nothing beats that! Not only that, we’re so confident you’ll love everything about the Eglu Classic chicken house and your new chickens, we offer a 30-day, no-quibble money-back guarantee.
How much space do I need to keep chickens?
Ideally your garden should have a fence all the way round. This will prevent your chickens from wandering into the neighbours garden and, more importantly, ensure that all the eggs are laid on your side of the fence! The fence should be about 1.5m (5ft) high.
If you do not have grass, it is possible to keep a couple of chickens but you must provide them with a layer of wood chippings to rummage about in as this will give them the right type of surface underfoot.
Eglu Cube Specifications
The Eglu Cube House is suitable for 10 bantams, 6-8 medium sized chickens like the gingernut ranger or 4-5 larger breeds such as Buff Orpingtons. When setting up your Eglu, you should allow 90cm of space at the back of the house to allow the dropping tray to slide out easily and 60cm at the front to allow you to open the run door.
House: 100% Recyclable UV Stabilised Polyethylene, Powder-Coated Steel
Run: Fully Coated Welded Steel Mesh
Box A House 1of2: 90cm x 33cm x 64cm (18.7kg)
Box B House 2of2: 100cm x 32cm x 65cm (24.2kg)
Box C Frame and Ladder: 98cm x 58cm x 11cm (12.9kg)
Box D Run: 99cm x 58cm x 94cm (17.7kg)
Box E Wheels: 95cm x 27cm x 12cm (5kg)
Box F Run Extension: 100cm x 55cm x 79cm (10.3kg)