spiral leg band question

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by joe17, Jul 23, 2010.

  1. joe17

    joe17 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 25, 2009
    Louisiana
    I just ordered 100 spiral leg bands size nine for my silkies. The silkies are just chicks right now but I have a grown turken so I tried putting it on her to practice lol When I put it on her, I had to stretch the whole band out and the wrap it around the turkens leg. It seems like I can adjust the size. When the band was on her leg, I had to tighten it on her leg too. Is that normal?
     
  2. ChickenCop

    ChickenCop Chillin' With My Peeps

    Size 9 is good for bantam size birds however size 11 is needed for your larger ones like the turken. I would take the one off you put on there, for it will eventually cause problems when the bird gets bigger and older.
     

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