Emu fencing

Discussion in 'Ostriches, Emu, Rheas' started by theatrain16, May 3, 2017.

  1. theatrain16

    theatrain16 Out Of The Brooder

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    Is a 4 foot fence high enough for emus? If not how tall should it be to make sure none of them should will get out, and what kind of fence works best? Also, big of and area would 2 emus need?
     
  2. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They can easily jump a 6 foot fence if they are scared or cornered. I've seen it.
     
  3. birdmanmax

    birdmanmax Chillin' With My Peeps

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    5.5-6 foot fence or higher. We used a 2 by 4 inch welded wire. And for two emus I'd say 35ft-40ft wide by 100ft long. Also make sure the fence posts are on the outside of the fence so the birds can run the fence line without hitting them.
     
  4. birdeo

    birdeo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    what birdmanmax said but we use non welded wire...has more " give" for when the birds hit it.
     

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