what size rings.

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by philandolivia, May 27, 2011.

  1. philandolivia

    philandolivia Out Of The Brooder

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    hi I need to ring my light sussex they will be 4 weeks old when i get the ring due to ordering and posting times, what size ring will i need?

    cheers.
     
  2. CupOJoe42

    CupOJoe42 CT Chicken Whisperer

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    The book I have has a chart for adult breeds, not chicks. You might want to use zip ties since the chicks will quickly outgrow them. According to the chart for an adult Sussex:
    Bantam Hen - 7
    Bantam Cock - 7
    Standard Hen - 11
    Standard Cock - 12
     
  3. philandolivia

    philandolivia Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi Dobieslady1 thank you very much for that. Ill order size 11. and just use the zip ties untill they get older.
    cheers again. [​IMG]
     
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    had to get size 12 as they couldent order 11 [​IMG] so i hope they wont be to big for my hens when they get bigger. thanks agian for your help.
     

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