Anybody ever use these leg bands before?

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  1. DylansMom

    DylansMom RIP 1969-2017

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    Has anyone had any experience with these? I really need to use something with numbers to keep my records and my babies straight, and these seemed great, but I cannot figure out how I would get them off without hurting the chick's leg. They are easy to close using a needle nose pliers, but once closed I cannot get them open again and they are quite small so they will outgrow them fairly soon. Is there some trick that I do not know about? Luckily I have not put any on any chicks yet!
     
  2. ChickenLover200

    ChickenLover200 Overrun With Chickens

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    I'd like to know about these too.. been considering investing in some...
     
  3. q8peafowl

    q8peafowl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I used them but didn't like them, yes, its hard to open it later and you could hurt the chick leg.
     
  4. q8peafowl

    q8peafowl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I used bands similar to these but with numbers, i could put them direclty after i move them from the hatcher, and i could leave them on the peachicks for 4 months.
     
  5. q8peafowl

    q8peafowl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The ones i used them are much larger than these, and you will need to open the band more every month so it could fit the peachick leg while growing.
     
  6. DylansMom

    DylansMom RIP 1969-2017

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    Could I ask where you got them with numbers on them?
     
  7. q8peafowl

    q8peafowl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I bought them here, i'm trying to find similar ones online but can't find any, i believe the store here imported them from Europe.
     
  8. q8peafowl

    q8peafowl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I could ship them to you if you want.
     
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