Duck aviary

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by featherfooted, Dec 28, 2010.

  1. featherfooted

    featherfooted Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm planning to build an aviary for my Snowy Mallards. It's going to between 30'x30' and 30'x40' and I would like to put netting over the top. What type of netting have you used on your duck aviary? Also is there any suggestions or comments on what to do and not do. I plan the sides to be 6' tall and the center of the netting to be about 8' to 10' high. I'm also interested in pictures of your lager aviaries. Thanks.
     
  2. KansasKid

    KansasKid Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 7, 2010
    South East Kansas
    The thread in my signature has some good ideas and mine on page 7 or 8 or something. my aviary is 16x36 the poles are 8ft with 2ft in the ground and 6ft above all quikreted in and the two middle posts are 10ft with 2ft in the ground and 8ft above. for a sight barrier i have some tin around the edges and i used pvc coated 5ft chicken wire. I got my netting from a bird farmer that didn't need it (which i recommend because i got mine for free) or you can order them, best way is too google it and compare prices on different sites. maybe someone on here has ordered one and can help you.
     
  3. HottentotTeal

    HottentotTeal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    1lpoock recommended this place when i bought mine:

    http://www.3tproducts.com/shop/pc/viewCategories.asp?pageStyle=h&idCategory=5


    I think i got the 12.5' x 100' roll.

    Mine is suspended from the welded wire mesh by 2 keychain clasps on each corner and then about 6 more areas down the length of the cage.

    I see a lot of people use large posts for the larger aviaries, but you might want to be sure to put something on the top of the posts, so they don't snag the netting, like a bucket or something else.
     

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