Banding Barred Rock-Size Question

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by chicks4kids, Apr 29, 2009.

  1. chicks4kids

    chicks4kids Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 22, 2009
    Northern Indiana
    I have been looking online and found several suggestions as to the size of band for Barred Rock hens. I want to go with the numbered plastic bands, anybody have Barred Rocks and use plastic?? Do you know the size? Thanks.
     
  2. Ridgerunner

    Ridgerunner Chicken Obsessed

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  3. Freebird

    Freebird Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:I've got barred rocks and use the #11 cellulose bands..11/16" I think. No problems with mine.
     
  4. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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    My Coop
    Guideline Chart for Bird Leg Band Sizes
    No. Band Size Fits
    2 1/8" Canaries, day old Quail
    3 5/32" Parakeet, 1-4 week old Quail, Doves, Cockatiels, Guinea keets
    4 1/4" Baby Chicken, Coturnix Quail, small Pigeon, adult Bobwhite Quail
    5 5/16" Pheasant hen, Tumblers, medium Pigeon, Homers, Wood Duck
    6 3/8" Pheasant cocks, month old Chickens, large Pigeons, Chukar Partridge
    7 7/16" Ringneck Pheasants, Mallards, Wild Ducks, Bantams, Feather Leg and Runt Pigeons
    9 9/16" Wild Ducks, Pheasants, Leghorn hens, Ancona, Silkie, Gamebirds
    10 5/8" Wild Turkey, Minorcas, Cross breeds, adult Guineas
    11 11/16" Rock hens, Wyandottes, Rhode Island Red hens, Leghorn cocks, medium Ducks: Runners, Swedish, Harlequin
    12 3/4" Wild Geese, Rocks, Turkey hens, Geese, Jersey Giants, Orpingtons, larger Ducks: Pekins, Rouens, Muscovy
    14 7/8" Canada Geese, Turkeys, Honkers, Jersey Giant Cocks
     
  5. chicks4kids

    chicks4kids Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 22, 2009
    Northern Indiana
    Thanks for the info. I ordered some today!!
     

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