Numbered leg bands

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Chickenaddict, Apr 29, 2011.

  1. Chickenaddict

    Chickenaddict Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was just NPIP tested today (which went really well) and I now have to band the birds with Numbered bands. First state vet supply has just what I need however the price of shipping is more then the bands themselves and thats just a bit tooo steep for my frugal behind. SO anyone in MN know where I can buy them locally, so far federated co op only has colored bands. Could I get a sharpie and write numbers on them or will that not work? I am assuming I can get by with size 7's seeing as most of the birds I have are bantam sized. Any help would be much appreciated.
     
  2. Timmy

    Timmy Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. WA4-Hpoultrymom

    WA4-Hpoultrymom Never enough coops...

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  4. Chickenaddict

    Chickenaddict Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I ended up going thru cutlers supply, comparable to twin city poultry supply. It's the shipping costs that blow my mind considering I only need 25....
     

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