How do I get the leg bands off?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by javajanie, Aug 18, 2010.

  1. javajanie

    javajanie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I looked on Metzer's site, because I thought I saw instructions once upon a time, but now I can't find it!
     
  2. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    I had my beloved hold them with their tiny legs dangling between his fingers and used a nail clipper (got this from duck_feeder)

    Wow, was I a nervous wreck! Got it done, no problem. Better do it sooner than later - hurts them when they outgrow the bands, as you probably have heard.

    Get a partner with nerves of steel, and don't forget to wear your reading glasses if you need them!! And have good light!!
     
  3. javajanie

    javajanie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks! I'll have my husband help me when he gets home from work. [​IMG]
     
  4. TLWR

    TLWR Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I picked them up and used wire cutters. I think I needed 2 cuts for each.
    They listened well when I told them not to wiggle their leg while I was snipping.
     
  5. javajanie

    javajanie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok, got 'em off with hubby's help! Thanks everyone! [​IMG]
     

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