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Red leg bandettes?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by stormylady, Jan 20, 2012.

  1. stormylady

    stormylady Songster

    Dec 27, 2008
    Is anybody having a problem with them being pecked at, right now I'm using the plastic automotive wire ties different colors, but was wanting to order a pack of the numbered leg Bandettes the (plastic) kind from McMurry Hatchery, but they only come in Red. Has anybody had a problem with them?? Seems like they be a target for pecking on. Thanks Sandy

  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

    May 14, 2008
    North Phoenix
    My Coop
    They are a target. I won't use red on the chicks/chickens
  3. stormylady

    stormylady Songster

    Dec 27, 2008
    Thats what I was afraid of. Our local feed store doesn't sell them any idea where I could order a different color band?
  4. jerryb

    jerryb Chirping

    Oct 7, 2011
    Southern Michigan
    foy's pet supplies has a wide range of bands in many colors.

  5. I would use wing bands. They are permanent and indestructable. Can be ordered numbered and in colors......Pop

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