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Harness training my baby emus *Pics!*

Discussion in 'Ostriches, Emu, Rheas' started by ShadowRooster, May 29, 2010.

  1. ShadowRooster

    ShadowRooster Songster

    Mar 11, 2010
    claremont, NH
    I have started to harness train two baby emus I got a few weeks ago. They love going for walks, and I have taken them to lots of diferent places. I am useing a step-in small dog harness, and it works well. I should get some pics up soon! Has any one ever tried to do this with baby emus? I am even thinking about trianing them to pull a cart....[​IMG]



    Last edited: Jul 24, 2010

  2. chickenzoo

    chickenzoo Emu Hugger

    I trained mine with the same type of harness as chicks.............. so helpful when adults.
  3. Parrotchick

    Parrotchick Songster

    Nov 13, 2009
    Boonsboro MD
    This week I am getting an 2 1/2 month emu that is well imprinted on people. Will I be able to teach her to walk with a harness? What kind should I try?
  4. chickenzoo

    chickenzoo Emu Hugger

    You can, it will just be a little harder. I use the step in type dog harness that clips between the shoulder blades.. Jeffers Pet has them for like $5 I think.
  5. Chicken Boo

    Chicken Boo Songster

    Jul 16, 2008
    Glenn Dale, MD
    I really want to see this. Pictures please.
  6. sydney13

    sydney13 Songster

    Mar 11, 2010
    i trained my baby goose to wear a rabbit harness and to go on walks through the forest and to the pond [​IMG]
    only problem is i cant get any were with her with out people wanting to stop and pete her and tell her how cute she is [​IMG]
  7. frankenchick

    frankenchick Songster

    Apr 20, 2007
    Benton Twp., Michigan
    I use a rabbit harness too. I'd like to see pics of the dog harness, and how you put them into it (ie, where the straps go).

  8. hencackle

    hencackle Songster

    Mar 25, 2007
    Telford, TN
    Yes, show us pictures...pretty please!
  9. ShadowRooster

    ShadowRooster Songster

    Mar 11, 2010
    claremont, NH
    pics posted!
  10. Louieandthecrew

    Louieandthecrew I am actually a female!

    I want one! lol...are those legal in GA???

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