I get asked this question A LOT, and the answer is yes plastic chicken houses do get hot in the heat, but so do wooden ones. Just because a chook house is made from plastic it doesn’t mean that it will heat up more and boil your chooks.
With the Omlet Eglu houses they are double insulated, which means that they keep the inside of the house cooler in summer and warmer in winter. Now to clarify the double insulation in summer does not mean that your chickens will be living in a fridge! It is probably around 5 -10 degrees cooler in the house versa outside depending on where the house is situated. (more…)