Leg banding for 4-H shows

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Abby32922, Nov 15, 2016.

  1. Abby32922

    Abby32922 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have to leg band my chickens for my upcoming 4-H show, but what do I put on the bands? Do I make up a number? Do the show managers give me a number? WHAT DO I DO?!?!?!?!
     
  2. Folly's place

    Folly's place Overrun With Chickens

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    Ask your leader, and/ or look up and read the rules. Mary
     
  3. waddles99

    waddles99 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You don't have to put anything on them. Leg bands come pre printed with numbers. Breeders and show people use them for identification purposes. They are very useful tools for breeding programs or to just plain tell birds apart.

    Just find out what size band your birds wear, order a pack online, and band them with numbers that make sense to you.
     
  4. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    Ditto Dat^^^^
     
  5. Abby32922

    Abby32922 Out Of The Brooder

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    Ok thank yall
     

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