flight netting?

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by micayc, May 22, 2011.

  1. micayc

    micayc Songster

    Jul 31, 2010
    Centrel PA
    I am ordering top netting for my pen. what is burst strength? I am looking at 220 lb/burst strength/65 lb. break strength. What is the differance? [​IMG]

  2. MinxFox

    MinxFox Crowing

    Sep 16, 2010
    Pensacola, FL
    That is how much pressure it can take without breaking I am guessing. Like if a bird flew up and hit it that is how much lb. of pressure from a bird or birds flying at it that it can take without breaking.
  3. snowshoe

    snowshoe Songster

    Apr 12, 2009
    Central PA
    I use the heavy duty 2 inch from Cutlers or B&D products from Harrisburg Have heavy duty 1 inch on one pen but with the heavy snow we get here in central PA I find my self sometimes under it trying to shake it to get some of the weight off of it so netting doesn't fall in
  4. peachick

    peachick Songster

    Aug 8, 2007
    Maryland 21787
    I use the 2 inch netting on most of my pens too.

    One pen is 30x 50. and the netting on it came from a neighbor that used it on his peacock pen for 10-12 years. I have use it for maybe 7 years.
    The stuff hold up brilliantly, and well worh the $$ investment.

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