If you’re lucky enough to have a constant supply of delicious eggs in your kitchen, this is the eggcessory for you! The Egg Skelter is the perfect way of keeping the hens’ hard work in date order, at room temperature and proudly on display!
Do your hens lay small to medium-sized eggs? Do you keep Hamburghs, Araucanas, Chinese Silkies, Pekin Bantams or Campines? The Bantam Egg Skelter works brilliantly to hold your smaller eggs in date order. Just like the original, it holds around 24 eggs, but the wire spacing is slightly smaller. Whether you're a chicken keeper, a keen baker or a busy Mum, you've probably got a constant supply of eggs in the kitchen. The Egg Skelter is the perfect accessory for keeping those lovely eggs in order, at room temperature and proudly on display. The Egg Skelter will hold up to 24 regular sized eggs (double yolkers and jumbo eggs are just too big!!) Whether you have a traditional country kitchen, a chic and cosy hideaway or a sleek and modern space, the Egg Skelter will look the part.
The mini egg skelter for smaller households! Whether you're a chicken keeper, a keen baker or a busy Mum, you've probably got a constant supply of eggs in the kitchen. The Egg Skelter is the perfect accessory for keeping those lovely eggs in order, at room temperature and proudly on display. The Egg Skelter will hold up to 12 regular sized eggs (double yolkers and jumbo eggs are just too big!!) Whether you have a traditional country kitchen, a chic and cosy hideaway or a sleek and modern space, the Egg Skelter will look the part. With three colours to choose from you will find one to suit your style and match your home.
Still using a regular fruit bowl? It's time to refresh your routine with a Fruit Skelter! This innovative product will take the fuss out of fruit storage and it looks rather fabulous too. Can't remember which mandarines you bought last week and which ones were fresh this week? 🍊A Fruit Skelter takes the guesswork out of your fruit's age. By topping up your Fruit Skelter from the back and taking it from the front, you'll always eat your fruit in date order. How do you store your bananas? 🍌Keep them in a bowl and they'll bruise, keep them in contact with other fruit and they'll over-ripen, keep them in the fridge and...oh, there's no room. A Fruit Skelter offers the solution. The banana hook will you save space and your bananas will ripen evenly without the danger of being bumped. Brilliant! Do your pesky pears squash your soft kiwifruit? 🥝 Layering all your different fruits in one basket is always going to cause chaos, meaning sometimes it's just too late to save that suffering citrus. A Fruit Skelter prevents these disasters by making your fruit queue up in an orderly fashion and behave sensibly. The Fruit Skelter looks magnificent in any home, creating a mouth-watering visual spectacle. 🍏Keep it topped up and the spiralling edible rainbow may even encourage you to eat more fruit, helping towards a healthy and happy lifestyle.
Bring your kitchen to life with the Egg Ramp™, a stylish new way to store eggs and keep them in date order. This melamine egg storer stacks up to 12 eggs and takes up minimal space on the kitchen surface. Available in three great colours, this modern egg holder will keep your eggs organised and at room temperature so they are always on hand for baking. Available in 4 colours: duck egg blue, white, red and black. Dimensions: 30cm x 15cm x 9cmH
Delicious treats for chickens. Spoil your hens or someone you know who has them! 😊 RRP$95.00 SAVE $10 Includes: Omlet Peck Toy (great hentertainment!) Chook Edibles 30g (sow some delicious greens) 2kg Topflite Scratch & Lay (delicious treats for inside peck toy) Topflite 125g Mealworms (scrumptious protein snacks!) Topflite Poultry Pecker (gourmet chicken treat) 4 leg bands (red, yellow, green, blue) (chicken bling!) 2 x bouncy rubber eggs (perfect for the nest) Omlet Novelty Egg Carton (excellent little gift egg carton) 2kg Shellgrit (for delicious firm-shelled eggs)
All chickens get clean by getting dirty 😊 Just like a human bathtub, a dust bath to chickens is all about cleanliness. It’s not only chickens who like to hit the dirt – you may spot other birds such as sparrows and blackbirds taking a dust bath too. The dust or sand absorbs surplus moisture and oils on the skin. A dirt bath maintains the water resistance of the outer feathers of a chicken. It also deters parasites such as mites and lice by coating the insects’ breathing pores or simply driving them away. Dust bathing is an important part of keeping chickens healthy and clean. Once fully coated in dust or sand, the chicken will have a shake-down, just like a dog after a dip in a river. A quick preen of the feathers, and they’ll be all done and dusted. Literally. In addition to these physical benefits, dust-bathing is also thought to be mentally rewarding for hens. It helps them relax, and is a way of socialising too. Keep your hens mite and lice free with an Appletons Dust Bath Kit. Your Appletons Dust Bath Kit includes: Recycled rubber dust bath bowl with carry handles – heavy duty 1 cup calcium carbonate + REFILL 1 x 1.5kg Fine Sand + REFILL 1 cup Wood Ash + REFILL A dash of Medicinal Herbs (depending on availability can be lavender, rosemary, lemon balm or mint) We have supplied all you need except for the dry dirt which is best sourced from your own backyard. Make sure it is dry, fine and friable.Dust Bath Bowl is best placed undercover or out of the rain on wet days. Refills available
Boots off- no hands! The easy, hands-free way to remove your gumboots! We have had one of these clever gumboot pull-ers at each of our outside doors for years and had so many people ask us for one that we have now decided to add them to our product range!
Looking to attract tuis, bellbirds and waxeyes to your garden? Yes, the Nectar Nourisher might be a mouthful to say. But, with clever design and hygiene in mind, it delivers a delicious mouthful for your local feathered friends too. While many New Zealand natives feed on fruit and insects, tui and korimako (bellbird) prefer nectar. The Topflite Nectar Nourisher is proudly designed and made in New Zealand. Its red colour mimics the type of native flora attractive to NZ birdlife, and the functional design makes things easy for a thirsty bird once they arrive. This makes it a perfect bird feeder for attracting tūī, korimako (bellbirds), tauhou (waxeyes) and other nectar feeding birds to your garden. Designed and made in NZ, for NZ birds Fill with nectar or sugar water Attract tūī, korimako and tauhou. Hang high away from those pesky predators Set-up instructionsUnscrew the glass bottle and fill with water, sugar water or a mix of water and Topflite Nectar Mix. Screw bottle in gently but firmly to help avoid any overflow or spillage. Important: Do not over-tighten the bottle into the feeder base thread, as it may crack. Place out of range from the local cats and, if possible, close to native trees and shrubs, which are the natural habitat for nectar loving birds. Cleaning instructionsCleaning bird feeders is vital in order to prevent the risk of disease in your local bird population. Clean your feeder every time you refill. Wash with warm (but not hot) soapy water and rinse with cold water. Do not put plastic parts in the dishwasher. Old nectar may start to ferment. We recommend refreshing the mixture at least twice weekly. Dimensions: Top width: 85mm, Base width: 170mm and Height: 285mm (plus hanger). Glass bottle volume is 1000ml Frequently Asked Questions 1) Does nectar in bird feeders go stale or ferment?Yes it does. While we humans are partial to the odd fermented beverage, old sugar water or nectar is not good for birds. Leftover nectar or sugar water should be drained from the feeder after 2 - 3 days, and the feeder should be thoroughly cleaned to prevent bacterial growth. 2) Should I use white or brown sugar for feeding native birds?We recommend white or raw sugar. There is no scientific consensus that brown sugar offers benefits over and above white sugar, and equally, there’s no evidence it does any harm. We use raw sugar in our Wild Bird Nectar because it’s minimally processed and provides the golden colour that we know helps birds to locate a food source. 3) What ratio of sugar to water should I use in my nectar feeder?Manaaki Whenua and other researchers recommend a sugar concentration of around 20% (one cup of sugar per litre of water) This mimics the sugar concentration of natural plant nectar consumed by New Zealand nectar-sipping birds.
Omlet novelty 4-egg cartons. Includes 2 packs of 10 x 4 egg cartons (20 singles in total)It's nice to give our extra eggs away to friends - sometimes we might only have 4 eggs to spare not 6! These special cartons come in packs of 20. Each carton holds 4 eggs with a colourful Omlet label that can be personalised!
The ultimate toy for chickens. Following its huge success in the USA and the UK, The Chicken Swing is here in NZ, and it's ready to bring fun to all our feathered friends. Chicken toys don't get any better than this! Suitable for use in any chicken run. Chickens Love to Swing!All chicken keepers know that birds love to perch and they will hop on to anything they can lay their feet on to give them a good view of the world. The Chicken Swing is a great perch idea because it provides more than just a place to sit - it actually swings! The patented design allows chickens to pump the swing themselves, with no need for a friendly push from the owner. Shaped like a mailbox, with a corn-like texture for grip, the Chicken Swing allows chickens of all types and ages to torque the perch. Quite simply, your hens will be swinging themselves silly in no time. The Best Boredom Buster for Chickens Ideal for hanging in any chicken coop, enclosure or chicken run, The Chicken Swing is a great hen toy that will reduce boredom and keep your pets hentertained. They'll love being able to hop up as they please, stretch their wings and swing back and forth above their pals. Synchronised swinging is also very much acceptable, should your chickens decide to share their new toy. Made from safe quality parts that are built to last. The Chicken Swing is suitable for poultry of all ages and breeds. The Chicken Swing has a raised corn-like surface that is easy for hens to grip with their feet, ensuring they feel stable during play time. Installing and adjusting The Chicken Swing is easy with its secure, simple to attach, plastic rope buckles. Attach the optional cross member to the top of your chicken run to make The Chicken Swing even more sturdy and secure. Although it is best to introduce chickens to the swing when they are young, adults will soon get the hang of it too. Attach The Chicken Swing so it hangs close to the ground, and as your chicks or chickens get used to climbing on, increase the height. Eventually, you will want it hanging high enough so as not to be an obstacle to any hens on the ground. Perch measures 16.25" in length. The Chicken Swing is a fantastic accessory for every chicken keeping area, and you are sure to henjoy watching your pets in action as much as they enjoy using it. 10 Steps to Swing - Click here for 10 easy steps to help you get your chickens swinging!
Omlet's new chicken jackets are great for keeping your chickens warm, dry and clean when out and about on the building site (your garden). Newly rescued battery hens whose feathers are a little sparse, or hens who have recently moulted will appreciate the jacket's extra warmth. Plus perfect for keeping the hens protected from overzealous roosters.
Latest edition. The best reference book you can buy on keeping chickens. We highly recommend it! All you need to know from a New Zealand perspective on feeding, housing, health, breeding, layers and meat birds. It will answer all your questions on caring for your poultry and be a great reference book. Volume 2 now available.
For those of us that enjoyed volume 1: volume 2 is a must read! Some of the topics covered are gardening with poultry, feed, organic management, breeding purebreds and much much more. An excellent reference book. The perfect gift!
Every poultry breeder's bible! New Zealand Poultry Standards - Hard Covered Book.These Standards have been approved by the New Zealand (North Island) Poultry, Pigeon and Bird Association and the New Zealand (South Island) Poultry, Pigeon and Cage Bird Association. 310 pages. Over 70 in colour. Content Includes:The History of the New Zealand Poultry Standards. Preparation of Birds for Show. Instruction to Judges. Defects and Serious Defects. Nomenclature of both Male and Female Fowl. Glossary of Terms.Standards for: 1. Hard Feathered Fowl and Bantams, 2. Soft Feathered Heavy Breeds and Bantams, 3. Soft Feathered Light Breeds and Bantams, 4. True Bantams 5. Heavy Breed Ducks 6. Light Breed Ducks 7. Bantam Ducks 8. Geese 9. Turkeys 10. Guinea Fowl 11. Eggs.This book is your best reference book if you wish to know what is acceptable and what is considered a fault when it comes to breeding and showing birds. An absolute must-have for the serious Poultry Breeder and Show Exhibitor. Don't miss out, we only have very limited numbers available. This book can't be found in book shops, and can only be purchased new through poultry clubs or authorised sellers.
Busy hens are happy hens! Keep food off the ground and entertain your hens at the same time with the new Caddi Chicken Treat Holder from Omlet. The Fresh and Healthy Chicken FeederThe Caddi is great for feeding your chickens all kinds of food including fresh vegetables, fruit as well as blocks of seeds and nuts. Keeping your hen’s treats off the floor is not only tidy and practical but it’s the cleanest and healthiest way to feed your flock. The Caddi measures a generous 20cm top to bottom and 8cm across. It is made from heavy duty welded steel with a waterproof rain cap. Interactive Fun for Your ChickensWith the Caddi Treat Holder feeding time can be a great source of entertainment for your hens and enriches their environment. A Caddi treat holder can also be useful when adding new chickens to the flock as it’s a great form of distraction. The feeder gently swings as the food is pecked, creating a fun and engaging challenge for your chickens. It is also a fun way for children to feed and interact with their hens as they can easily fill and hang the feeder. Attaches Easily to Any Chicken RunThe nylon string is adjustable in length so that you can hang the Caddi Treat Holder from any type of chicken run, including wooden chicken coops, the Walk in Chicken Run or any of Omlet’s Eglu Chicken Runs. The plastic hook means it is quick and straightforward to detach the feeder for cleaning and refilling. "I have tried cabbage leaves, broccoli and spinach so far, all have been a big hit and have kept the hens entertained for hours. As soon as they see me coming down the garden to fill the Caddi they start jumping for joy!" Add Variety to Your Flock’s DietThe Caddi Treat Holder provides an easy way for you to increase the variety of food that you give to your chickens. The design is suitable for nearly all types of food and the increased dietary variety will help to improve your chicken’s general health and vitality and improve the quality of the eggs that they lay. For example spinach provides essential vitamins and minerals and make for lovely rich orange yolks. "The hens seem to need to 'tug' to eat their weeds and this holder satisfies the way they eat. Saves having to tie the bundle of greens to the mesh." Combine with the Poppy and Pendant Peck Toys Why not combine your Caddi Treat Holder with Omlet's Poppy and Pendant Peck Toys to create the ultimate chicken treat feeding system? The Peck Toys are interactive grain feeders that combine fun, enriching entertainment with a tasty and rewarding flow of treats. The Pendant Peck Toy can be hung from your chicken's run while the Poppy Peck Toy simply pushes into the ground at your chosen location. "Love this for all the 'scratch and dent' veggies from the garden. Makes them last longer, keeps them clean and is a fun way for the chickens to stay engaged."
$30.00 - $56.00
Brilliant for both rabbits & guinea pigs. Keep food off the ground and entertain your rabbits and guinea pigs at the same time with the new Caddi Rabbit Treat Holder from Omlet. The Fresh And Healthy FeederThe Caddi is great for feeding your pets all kinds of food including fresh fruit and vegetables and also makes an ideal hay feeder. Unlike a traditional food bowl, it keeps your pets treats elevated from the floor which is not only tidy and practical but it’s the cleanest and healthiest way to feed your pets. The Caddi measures a generous 20cm top to bottom and 8cm across. It is made from heavy duty welded steel for strength and durability and features a waterproof rain cap. "My bunnies go mad for some cabbage or strawberries - thanks to the Caddi I no longer have to crawl into their run to tidy up any leftovers!" Interactive Fun For Your Bunnies and Guinea PigsWith the Caddi Treat Holder feeding time can be a great source of entertainment for your pets and enriches their environment. The feeder gently swings as the food is consumed, creating a fun and engaging challenge for your pets. It is also a fun way for children to feed and interact with their pets as they can easily fill and hang the feeder. Attaches Easily To Any RunThe nylon string is adjustable in length so that you can hang the Caddi Treat Holder from any type of run or wooden hutch, the Outdoor Pet Run or any of Omlet’s Eglu Go Runs. The plastic hook means it is quick and straightforward to detach the feeder for cleaning and refilling. "Very sturdy. It is bigger than expected. I bought two, but one is enough for our two rabbits. Swift delivery too. Thank you." Add Variety To Your Pets DietThe Caddi Treat Holder provides an easy way for you to increase the variety of food that you give to your rabbits and guinea pigs. It’s very important to give your pets a balanced diet each day to help them maintain their activity levels and dental health. The design of the Caddi is suitable for nearly all types of food and the increased dietary variety will help to improve your rabbit’s general health and vitality.
$30.00 - $56.00
The perfect food for plants. Mussel Boost will provide your plants with all the trace elements necessary for premium plant growth and health. Your plants will love it and thrive. This is a completely natural fertiliser for flowering, fruiting and root-crop plants, it is absorbed by plants through their foliage and roots. The potassium maximises the production and development of flowers, fruit and root crops while the trace elements enhance general plant health. Nitrogen – promotes leaf growth Potassium - Maximises flowering, fruiting and sweetness Phosphorus - Accelerates healthy root establishment 100% Natural 🌱 100% Organic 🌱 100% GE Free 🌱 99.9% Mussel Meat How To Feed Your PlantsLiquid Fertilizer Application: 1/2 cup (125gm) of Mussel Boost to 10 litres of water.Surface Fertilizer Application: Sprinkle around drip line. App. 1 cup per square metre. Analysis: Trace Elements Percentage Total nitrogen g/100g as rcvd 9.6 Total carbon g/100g as rcvd 41 Calcium g/100g as rcvd 0.34 Magnesium g/100g as rcvd 0.42 Potassium g/100g as rcvd 1.01 Sodium g/100g as rcvd 3.7 Phosphorous g/100g as rcvd 0.8 Sulphur g/100g as rcvd 1.83 Iron mg/kg as rcvd 250 Boron mg/kg as rcvd 21 Copper mg/kg as rcvd 3.4 Manganese mg/kg as rcvd 10.3 Zinc mg/kg as rcvd 51
$8.00 - $99.00
Here at Appletons we stock some fun and eggsceptional gifts for chookie lovers and anyone that loves eggs. Looking for the perfect gift? The Egg Skelter is the ideal accessory for keeping homegrown eggs in order, at room temperature and proudly on display. Discover the brilliant poultry reference guides, Vol 1 and 2, excellent gifts for newby poultry keepers. Plus lots more wonderful items to keep your chooks happy and hentertained on those special occasions.