Tight leg band issue

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by happytxchick, Sep 13, 2011.

  1. happytxchick

    happytxchick Egg Song Acre

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    How am I to remove a super tight leg band? It's not impeding circulation or walking, but I've obviously left it on too long for my snips to remove it. Does anyone have a creative & safe way to get this thing off?! Any personal experiences?
     
  2. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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    Metal or plastic band? Seamless, riveted or butt end?
     
  3. happytxchick

    happytxchick Egg Song Acre

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    Quote:It's a small plastic zip tie/cable tie. I usually use small snips to clip them off, but we have a new baby so I've been sidetracked on my flock care.
     
  4. secuono

    secuono Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Nail clippers, just clip a little at a time.
     
  5. ChickensAreSweet

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