Love the fencing, however, we have a Sheltie who got tangled in it several times. His yipping was the only thing that saved him each time that we found him, once at 2am. He put many holes in the fencing trying to chew his way out. I ended up cutting up the fencing in a couple pieces, due to the holes, which still happened to work in my situation. The dog finally leaves it alone and the chickens are happy with their extended coop!
The Omlet fence is even better than expected. Although chickens do get out occasionally,it is not the fault of the fence! We just have some high flyers
The omelet fence is perfect for our urban chickens. We purchased this b/c we enjoyed having them free in our yard but they were eating everything! I have re-sized and adjusted the shape a few times to find the best area for them. The green fence is subtle and doesn't look obtrusive. Chickens do stick head through fence to munch grass so need to be sure the omelet fence isn't close to a prized plant. I would highly recommend this.
So easy to put together and so flexible. I'm able to have my girls work my paddocks while managing where they go and how long they spend in one place. No more man-sized craters dug by chooks fixated on one spot :)
Bought the 21 metre product at the weekend. It is apparently a new style and the poles came in two halves and had to be screwed together. Assembly is a bit of a faff and took ages. It would be easier with two people. Once erected it is very obvious that there need to be at least two more posts...you need two for either side of the gate which means there are not enough to put them close enough together to provide sufficient support .....it seems silly to have such an expensive product and not provide what is really needed. Having said that.....it does the job well. It's provided my girls with a bit of extra grass........so far they have not escaped and I am pretty happy with the result.
Other than hen flying out over top before trimming her wing no trouble. Had the advantage that perimeter already had stout posts so did not need all stakes and also much of the edges also had wooden edges embedded.
This is the second lot of Omlet fencing I've purchased. It's easy to assemble and flexible. However, our current two chooks tend to fly over it quite easily. It's not really the fault of the product, but it would be good if there was a choice in height as well as length. Also, if at all possible, if there could be some genius method of attaching posts to foundations other than dirt would be amazing! Overall though, it's a great product.
The fencing worked out to be exactly the solution for our large back yard. It's unobtrusive and very, very effective! The only thing I might suggest is perhaps the prongs on the stakes could be longer for more stability but all in all just over the moon for overall effectiveness for us in a challenging yard scenario!
I have only positive things to say about Omlet - the chickens love the extra space afforded to them by the fencing and from our perspective it is both sturdy and flexible at the same time. In terms of customer service, one of the pole spikes was broken and Omlet replaced it without a problem and sent a few spare poles as well!
Easy to set up, use, and move. Nice addition to my chicken keeping tricks.