removing metal bands

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by gertsgal, Nov 21, 2010.

  1. gertsgal

    gertsgal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi, 3 of my new girls have metal bands on their little chicken ankles that I would like to remove. Can anyone tell me a proper, safe way to do this? Thanks!
     
  2. jenjscott

    jenjscott Mosquito Beach Poultry

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    It depends on what kind of metal bands. if they are the atlas type that have a round hole that is sealed with a special pliers you can usually grab the loose end with a pair of needle nose pliers and roll it back and roll it back tight past the hole and the crimp will come undone.
     

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