Thoughts on Eglu coops

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by PastaChickenBoo, Mar 27, 2017.

  1. PastaChickenBoo

    PastaChickenBoo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So I've been looking at some coops made by the British company Eglu - ya know, those small plastic coops with mesh runs? Do you think they are a good idea, or should I get something else or build a coop?
     
  2. eggbert420

    eggbert420 Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

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    Build a coop.
     
  3. PastaChickenBoo

    PastaChickenBoo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can you please elaborate and tell me why?
     
  4. eggbert420

    eggbert420 Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

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    I can build 5 of these for $800. Or I can buy 1 eglu for $900
     
  5. PastaChickenBoo

    PastaChickenBoo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What about the quality? I'm not focused on cost yet, just quality and how many chickens it can hold
     
  6. eggbert420

    eggbert420 Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

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    I can't say. You might want to check their website
     
  7. PastaChickenBoo

    PastaChickenBoo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I did. It seems good but I hope that someone with an Eglu soon says something in the thread
     
  8. eggbert420

    eggbert420 Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

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    Can you go inside the eglue run to clean it. They look to be only about 3-4' tall.
     
  9. PastaChickenBoo

    PastaChickenBoo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yea I also think their runs are quite short. I guess you'd have to crawl in or something unless you got the walk in run
     
  10. krowl

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    Did you end up getting an Eglu? I am also interested in their coops and looking for feedback!!
     
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