What size leg bands for a silkie chick to a silkie adult?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Cetacea, Apr 11, 2007.

  1. Cetacea

    Cetacea In the Brooder

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    I wanted to put bands on my chicks and wanted to know what sizes I need to order. What size do they start with and what do they end with? Thanks.

    Susan
     
  2. asher

    asher Chicken Enabler Extraordinaire

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    From what I read, #4 for new chick, #5 for half grown and #6 or 7 for full grown.
     
  3. pipermark

    pipermark Songster

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    I was thinking of useing plastic wire wraps. I can color code to the orgin of the eggs.
     
  4. Smoky73

    Smoky73 Lyon Master

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    I am pretty sure I bought size 7 for adults.
     

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