help! emu rhea info

Discussion in 'Ostriches, Emu, Rheas' started by megball24, Apr 30, 2016.

  1. megball24

    megball24 New Egg

    Apr 30, 2016
    Hi I was wanting to raise a baby rhea that my friend acquired but has no idea anything about them and honestly neither do I. I have 20 acres and was going raise our fences this weekend. I have read that they need 6ft high fencing when full grown. What I need to know is
    1) how do you know how old they are and if they're male or female.
    2)what do they eat?
    3)basically how do I keep this thing alive and thriving
    4)does it need another rhea are they pack animals?
    Google has pretty much got me no where but here.

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by