leg bandette's to big or ok

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by bdp7150, Dec 3, 2008.

  1. bdp7150

    bdp7150 Out Of The Brooder

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    will a 11/16" plastic leg band(which is for roo's) be to big for pullets (to loose rub or cause problems in foot area) or should i get some 9/16" which is for pullets hens ?
     
  2. kstaven

    kstaven Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    The #11's are usually too big. Best to order #9 like you are thinking.
     
  3. bdp7150

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    #9's are on the way i'm sure they won't like them for awhile but hopefully they will get use to them, i like to use for id of somewhat look alike birds. thanks
     
  4. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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    I have all my birds banded. I had some bands that were a little big and I don't how they did it but somehow they came off.
     
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    cmom -- have you had any issues with sores or rubbing problems?
     
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