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The Omlet Blog Archives: October 2011

Omlet Newsletter – Monday, 31st October 2011

Trick or Treat!

Happy Halloween everyone! Today is the day for ‘trick or treating’ so we have an eggstra special deal for you! Unfortunately we don’t have any tricks up our sleeve but we do have some treats to offer you….

This week we are offering you 15% off a selection of treats for your chickens!

The following treats are on offer:

Johnsons Cuttlefish Bone68p
Mini Popcorn£2.98
Pine Cone Picnic£3.90
Nature’s Feast Dried Mealworms£2.37
Hanging Seed Decoration Set of 3£8.16
Hentastic Mealworm Muffins£2.54
Hentastic Sticks£2.54
Nature’s Grub Dried Mealworms£8.50
Hentastic Woodroll£4.24
Nature’s Grub Earthworm Treat£6.80

(prices after discount)

Just add your treats your basket and enter this voucher code: TRICKORTREAT

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This entry was posted in Pets on October 31st, 2011 by admin

Omlet Newsletter – Monday, 24th October 2011

Been thinking about buying an Omlet Walk in Run for your hens? Well, now is the time to do it! Buying a WIR now will ensure that your chickens have plenty of room to run around in during the winter months, when you might not want to stay out in the garden with them while they free-range. A WIR will make a wonderful christmas present for your pets when you can’t think of anything else to buy them. And, the best reason of a Walk in Run this week and get not one, not two, but three freebies!

That’s right, buy any Walk in Run and we will give you three of our best-selling covers free!

You will receive
1 x Heavy Duty Roof Cover
1 x Clear Roof Cover
1 x Heavy Duty Side Cover

These are worth a total of £48!

When you’re ready to buy, simply add your WIR to your shopping basket and enter this code: FREECOVERS11

Please note this offer does not apply to the Walk in Run Extension.

Buy any Walk in Run and get three covers for free!

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This entry was posted in Pets on October 24th, 2011 by admin

Omlet Newsletter – Friday, 21st October 2011

Christmas is Here…Almost…

Can you believe it’s only two months until Christmas? It seems like only yesterday that we were taking down the Christmas decorations and finishing off the last of the Christmas chocolates, don’t you think!? Whether the talk of Christmas fills you with joy or dread, one things for sure, it’s time to start the present shopping! And just think, the sooner you buy the gifts, the sooner you can relax… so why not check out our Christmas section and have a browse of our unique selection of cards, gifts and decorations.

And don’t forget, you can pay by Paypal now, which makes your online shoppping even quicker and easier than ever before!

Click here to start shopping!

News just in – our walnut surprises are back in stock for Christmas 2011!

Eglu in the Guardian

The Eglu appeared in the Guardian last week, in a feature comparing plastic and wooden chicken houses. Author and chicken eggspert Andy Cawthray chose the Eglu as one of his pick of the market, saying ‘there is no disputing the popularity of Omlet’s Eglu….They are a solid twin-walled construction moulded from recycled plastic, making them simple to clean and manage, plus they come in a range of colours to suit the liveliest of tastes.’ Well, we can’t argue with that! Andy believes the best thing about plastic chicken houses is the ease of cleaning them and the minimal maintenance work.

Andy’s article was the second in a monthly series on poultry keeping. Next month he will be talking about preparing chickens for winter, so make sure you check it out.

Click here for the full article!

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This entry was posted in Pets on October 21st, 2011 by admin

Omlet Newsletter – Monday, 17th October 2011

Buy 3 get 1 Free!

Autumn is here and the Winter is definitely on its way, so now is the time to think about helping British wildlife. It is especially important to provide food for wild birds during the Winter as there is less natural food for them to find, and the cold temperatures mean they need extra energy. So before you start thinking about what Christmas presents to buy just yet, why not stock up on some bird feed and feeders, and keep your garden looking full of life! This week we have a great deal on our range of bird feed and feeders by Nature’s Feast…

Buy three, get one free!

Simply add three of any one of these products to the basket, enter the promotional code and you’ll get another free!


Click here to see the full range now!

Buy 3 get 1 Free on the Nature’s Feast range!

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Omlet Newsletter – Monday, 10th October 2011

Save 10% off Glugs!

The heatwave was brilliant, but now the Autumn is really here and it’s feeling rather nippy outside. We know that Winter is just around the corner and now is the perfect time to stock up on essentials before the big chill sets in.

So this week we are offering you a delightful discount on our Glugs. It’s always a good idea to have a spare one of these in the Winter in case the water in your current drinker freezes!

This week only get 10% off all Glugs!

Usual price £9.70, this week just £8.73!

There’s no need for a promotion code, just visit the Glugs page on the website!

10% off Glugs!

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Omlet Newsletter – Friday, 7th October 2011

Eglu Survives Bear Attack!

Remember the story of the Eglu Go that survived Hurricane Irene, without a scratch? Well, news just in from Vermont, not only did an Eglu Cube stand up to the storm too, it also survived not one but two bear attacks! Just a week after Irene blew into Canada, a black bear tried to break into the nesting area of Carol Hatcher’s Cube twice. Although the bear obviously fancied a chicken dinner to help stock up for the Winter, it failed to get to the hens, leaving deep claw marks as a result of its effort. Carol said “I am thankful that bear paws do not have the dexterity to turn the black nesting box knob, and that the thick plastic body of the Cube stood up to strong bear claws.”

Having had no success with the chickens, the bear has since moved onto raiding the neighbour’s pear tree instead. Carol spotted two black bears tucking into the pears just a few days later and even managed to get a photo of them! You can see a photo of one of the bear scratches too – proof that the Eglu has been brilliant again!

Having a chicken rustler this big is bad enough but Carol could bearly believe her eyes when she saw

him paddington around her neighbours garden! Is he now wandering into the bushes to have a winnie the pooh?

The Results are in!

Thanks to everyone that entered last month’s Crossword Competition. The lucky winner was Cara Carey, and she wins a £50 voucher to spend in the Omlet shop. If you didn’t manage to get all the answers you can click here to see the full solution!

And remember the Eggbods competition back in August? Well we have been sent a photo of 11 year old Liam having fun with his Eggstraterrestrial prize egg cup! His grandma, Avril, won it for him to encourage him to eat a boiled egg – although he loves chickens, he just did not like eggs! The good news is that with the help of the fun new egg cup he finished his first boiled egg. Hip hip hooray!

Liam loves his eggstraterrestrial breakfast

Multi Saver Packs

Are you new to keeping chickens? Or simply want to stock up on your hen health supplies? Then you are going to love our new range of Multi Saver Packs on offer! Carefully selected by our chicken eggsperts, these packs contain great ranges of products that will save you money and make your hens lives even happier. Try the Chicken Keeping Basic Starter Pack for those essentials that you’ll need when entering the world of keeping chickens. Want to give your Eglu a good clean? Then give the Chicken House Hygiene Pack a go! Time to give your hens a tasty treat? Look no further than the Chicken Treat Pack…or the Chicken Mega Treat Pack for Seriously Spoilt Chickens (if you’re feeling generous)!

Click here to see the full range and save yourself a packet!

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This entry was posted in Pets on October 7th, 2011 by admin

Omlet Newsletter – Monday, 3rd October 2011

Savings up to 80%

We’re having a sale! This week get loads of brilliant bargains, with reductions of up to 80%! The perfect eggscuse to treat yourself, or start the Christmas shopping early and save some money.

Save 40% on the I Love my Bees Mug – now just £3.00!

Save 48% on the Omlet T-Shirt for Women – now just £6.50!

Save 20% on the Chicken Cushion – now just £4.00!

Save 24% on the Ceramic Spot Egg Cup – now just £2.45!

There’s loads of other great items in our sale, so why not check out the full range now?

And with the option to pay with paypal, your order process can now be even quicker and easier. So what are you waiting for? Click here to start shopping!

Save up to 80% in our sale!

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This entry was posted in Pets on October 3rd, 2011 by admin