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Leg bands

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

  1. BonRae67

    BonRae67 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 23, 2014
    I was at the feed store today browsing and came across these "leg bands". Do they have purpose or what are they?[​IMG]
    Last edited: Dec 26, 2014
  2. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

    Feb 18, 2011
    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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