Good morning Coop. I am new to chickens (kinda) and new to the list.

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by lilchickenhawk, May 29, 2012.

  1. lilchickenhawk

    lilchickenhawk Hatching

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    I have had a few chickens a few times but nothing like i have managed to get my self into this time[​IMG]. I have 80 pullets Barred rocks, RIR, Easter eggers, Red star and a few more pure bred breeds. 1/2 are 11 weeks and the other 1/2 are two weeks. my question is how old are they before i can put permanent leg bands on them so i can keep track of age and breed with out having to worry that they will grow out of them. thanks for your help[​IMG]
     
  2. sumi

    sumi Égalité

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    Hello and welcome to BYC! Can't help you with the leg bands, but I'm sure someone will soon. Enjoy the site!
     
  3. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Free Ranging

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan :D
     
  4. lilchickenhawk

    lilchickenhawk Hatching

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    Thank you for the welcome[​IMG]
     
  5. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Crowing

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  6. weimarmama

    weimarmama Crowing

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us.
     
  7. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Crowing

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    Hi and :welcome from Ohio. So glad you joined. Never used permanent leg bands only the plastic expandable kind. :thumbsup
     
  8. cluckychucky

    cluckychucky In the Brooder

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    Hello from Florida. I have read of people using color coded zip ties for banding. They have to be closely monitored though, so as to not get too tight.Search it up top. You can find about everything on here. Good luck!
     
  9. [​IMG] [​IMG] from washington state glad you joined us!
     
  10. Fierlin1182

    Fierlin1182 powered-flight

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