A red Eglu with standard accessories home to a trio of red sex-link hens
|Units sold||Over 15 thousand, as of 2007|
The Eglu is brand of chicken coop designed and marketed by Omlet Ltd in the UK that is intended for small-scale, backyard chicken keeping. The original design was by four graduates from the Royal College of Art, and was first shown at the degree show at the College in 2003.
It was launched in April 2004 and has won a number of awards including the BSI Design Award and the Horners Award. It appears in several colours, and comes with a run 220 centimetres (about 7 feet) long. The eglu itself is roughly 80 centimetres (2 feet, 8 inches) long and wide. There are also models for rabbits and guinea pigs.
See also 
- Siegle, Lucy (November 7, 2004). "Fresh way of life sweeps suburbia". The Observer. Retrieved 2008-04-10.
- Jeavens, Christine (24 May 2004). "Eggs and the city". BBC News. Retrieved 2008-04-10.
- Fleming, Nic (June 26, 2005). "The latest in urban chick...a five-star coop". The Telegraph. Retrieved 2008-04-10.
- Iggulden, Amy (April 10, 2004). "Chic coops to house urban chickens". The Guardian. Retrieved 2008-04-10.
- Smith, Lewis (April 10, 2004). "Urban hen coop for the designer chic". The Times (London). Retrieved 2008-04-10.
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