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Leg band sizes?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Sfraker, Mar 2, 2015.

  1. Sfraker

    Sfraker Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just ordered 12 Welsh Harlequin ducklings from Metzers!!!!!!

    Just think, last year about this time my first 6 ducklings arrived. I now have 10 ducks with 12 more on the way. I am now selling duck eggs locally and cannot keep up the the demand. :)

    My question is this. I would love to be able to tell the ducklings apart. What size legbands do I need for ducklings? I figure if I start with the right size I can buy bigger and bigger sizes as they grow in order to continue to tell them apart. Since I don't have ducklings currently I don't know what size to start with.
     
  2. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    To tell my white Muscovy's apart I use colored tie wraps and just cut them off and made them bigger as they grew.can't help ya on the bands. But congrats on getting new ducklings and having a demand for their eggs
     
  3. Sfraker

    Sfraker Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Tie wraps? Like zip ties?
     
  4. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    I use velcro wraps. I have taken some of them off, but Acht is still wearing hers after four plus years. I put the soft side in.
     
  5. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    Yep they work great just cut the long piece off and they come in tiny widths I got mine at TSC
     
  6. Sfraker

    Sfraker Chillin' With My Peeps

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    @Amiga Where do you get your velcro wraps?
     
  7. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    Office supply store. [​IMG]
     
  8. Sfraker

    Sfraker Chillin' With My Peeps

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  9. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    Just remember - soft side in! [​IMG]
     
  10. Tevyes Dad

    Tevyes Dad Leader of the Quack Premium Member

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    Congratulations on the new duckies! Pics on day one and every week thereafter until fully feathered please [​IMG]
     

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