Does anyone put leg bands on chickens?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by feedstorechick, Oct 1, 2009.

  1. feedstorechick

    feedstorechick Songster

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    I've seen numbered or colored leg bands on ducks. Does anyone use leg bands to keep track of their chickens?
     
  2. Sure, anyone who breeds fowl will use a band of some type. I`m fond of wing bands myself. they are permanent and don`t come off or take such a beating as leg bands. Anyone who wants to have a permanent ID for their fowl should use them......Pop
     
  3. jenjscott

    jenjscott Mosquito Beach Poultry

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    absolutely necessary if you're going to do any serious breeding. Or just to make sure the best rooster doesn't go in the stew pot.
     

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