Top For Our Pheasant Run?? Help..

Discussion in 'Pheasants and Partridge (Chukar)' started by youdontknow32, Jan 14, 2009.

  1. youdontknow32

    youdontknow32 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 29, 2008
    South Western PA
    Ok, So we need Netting For the top of our Pheasant Run....Ideas? Cheapest Place to get it??

    Any information would be great, or ideas!!

    Thanks!

    -Nicole
     
  2. Mrs MIA

    Mrs MIA Chick Magnet

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    Cheapest thing we found was recycled gill-net. Wouldn't work for small/young birds, but adults couldn't get through the netting. [​IMG]
     
  3. youdontknow32

    youdontknow32 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 29, 2008
    South Western PA
    Thank you!![​IMG]
     
  4. Tony K T

    Tony K T Overrun With Chickens

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    I can get the stuff they use on driving ranges(golf).It's very strong and it cost .10 per sq ft.How big of a piece do you need?
    In N.H.,Tony.
     
  5. Boggy Bottom Bantams

    Boggy Bottom Bantams Overrun With Chickens

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    I use aviary netting for all my tops.
    The will not tangle in them!!!!
    If you pull it tight, as I do, it kind of acts like a trampoline if the fly up and hit it.
    It's price is not too bad either for what you get and it'll last for years.
    There's cheaper stuff out there, but you get what you pay for!
    I get mine from Strombergs Hatchery. It's the cheapest place I have found for it by far! Mc Murry was twice as high for the same product more less.

    Their 2inch mesh (ideal for tops) in a 25'x50' roll is only
    $70 and that includes the shipping too.
    Go there and look into it, I think you'll like the stuff, and best of all, it's very easy to work with,and safe on the birds
    We wouldnt build an aviary without it.
     
  6. youdontknow32

    youdontknow32 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 29, 2008
    South Western PA
    Thank you both, I have to talk to my DH when he gets home, but very helpful...thanks!!
     
  7. flyingmonkeypoop

    flyingmonkeypoop Overrun With Chickens

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    I got my top netting off of ebay. It is 50x50 and 2" netting. It was about $80 and that includes shipping.
     
  8. youdontknow32

    youdontknow32 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 29, 2008
    South Western PA
    Thank you...from Strombergs Hatchery it's gonna cost us $90 for a 25' X 50' piece...
     
  9. sweetshoplady

    sweetshoplady Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 4, 2008
    Venice, Florida
    You'll be glad you went with that stuff. It's super easy to work with and it comes user friendly as well. I even used a piece as a "screen door" over my entrance, so I have a "double door".

    At least one bird will fly into it when you put them in and its soft and won't hurt the bird like the others have said.
     
  10. youdontknow32

    youdontknow32 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 29, 2008
    South Western PA
    Thank you, sounds great! So I can get the netting on Ebay for $46.....Is that ok to buy?.....I mean it's the Poultry Netting
     

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