Leg bands

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by BonRae67, Dec 26, 2014.

  1. BonRae67

    BonRae67 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was at the feed store today browsing and came across these "leg bands". Do they have purpose or what are they?[​IMG]
     
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  2. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    They are usually for identification, so you can tell your birds apart, some health programs require tested birds to be id etc. There are quite a few different things people use for more or less permanent id, this website has a bunch or wing and leg band examples, you can also use things like zip ties http://www.nationalband.com/nbtpoult.htm
     

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