Leg Bands

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  1. ksct

    ksct Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Does Anyone Know Where I Can Get Leg Bands For My Birds? I Need To Get Some For My Birds And I'd Like To Have Different Colors Etc Because We'd Like To Be Able To Tell Them Apart.
    How Do You Know What Sizes To Get. Currently We Only Have 12 Hens And 1 Roo. We Haven't Picked Names For Them Yet Because We Can't Tell Them Apart [​IMG]
    Thanks!!!!!
     
  2. spook

    spook Chillin' With My Peeps

    Some folks use the wire ties, placed loosely around their legs and cut the excess off they are pretty cheap and easy to use. You can get all sizes and colors for the birds, just use caution like you would with a metal leg band.
    These do have the potential to get picked off, but keeping records will help. Also I've seen folks use black for 2007, green for 2008 and so on, also, orange for roosters (place on other ankle).

    Hope this helps!
     
  3. Ridgerunner

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  4. ksct

    ksct Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thinks a bunch. You think I could use zip ties? is that what you mean by wire ties?
     
  5. spook

    spook Chillin' With My Peeps

    Yes, it is what I mean. In most hardware stores I believe you will find those in the electrical isles. But don't quote me on that- lol.
    Just be cautious with growing birds, oh, these ties I speak of are Nylon ties (also). Good luck!
     
  6. havi

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