Anyone have 3 extra leg bands?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Cherib603, Jul 31, 2016.

  1. Cherib603

    Cherib603 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My pekin triplets are identical - same height, weight, voice, bill color etc - and I want to band them with different color leg bands so I can differentiate in case of health issues, but I really don't need a package of 100 or 500! If anyone has 3 size 12 bands, I'd be happy to buy them from you, or if anyone has a good idea on something I can make myself that won't be plucked off and swallowed, I'd appreciate it. :)
     
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  2. Pyxis

    Pyxis Hatchaholic Extrordinaire Premium Member

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    Use colored zip ties :)
     
  3. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Chicken Obsessed

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    Use colored zip ties.
     
  4. Cherib603

    Cherib603 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yup. I know about colored zip ties. Still have to buy them in bulk. Maybe I can hit up the neighbors and get a black one and a white one and leave one bird naked. How tight do you apply them?
     
  5. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Chicken Obsessed

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    Just tight enough that they can't be pulled off. Then check them weekly.

    A package of colored zip ties is cheaper than a box of numbered legbands.
     
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  7. Cherib603

    Cherib603 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    jemini212 Just Hatched

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    Oh sorry. Have you tried ebay? you may find a seller closer to you. Otherwise the ties will do
     
  9. Cherib603

    Cherib603 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Will get some zip ties. Thanks all.
     
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