Leg Bands-Please help. Dont know what size to order

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Tumbleweed Farm, Nov 7, 2011.

  1. Tumbleweed Farm

    Tumbleweed Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 17, 2011
    Benton City, WA

    I need to band my Black
    copper Marans--to tell who is show quality and pet quality as I have both, they are 3 wks pet q and 2 days show. I saw metal and plastic they come in sizes, I have no clue as to what size to order--can you help?
  2. chickendales

    chickendales Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 24, 2011
    Quote:most catalogs well have size exapples
    i would but zip tie on ur pet quality ones that way u know to cull them later
  3. sjarvis00

    sjarvis00 Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 4, 2009
    Shawnee, OKlahoma
    Quote:At that age bands are a very poor choice, Toe punch them, its a permanent mark and does not fall off. When they are older and of size to choose from then band the ones you intend to keep. this will save a great deal of trouble, constantly changing and checking bands on young birds is a real hassle, and they fall off quite regulary.

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