what size rings.

philandolivia

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8 Years
May 26, 2011
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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.
 

CupOJoe42

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Apr 11, 2011
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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
 

philandolivia

In the Brooder
8 Years
May 26, 2011
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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.
 

philandolivia

In the Brooder
8 Years
May 26, 2011
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had to get size 12 as they couldent order 11
so i hope they wont be to big for my hens when they get bigger. thanks agian for your help.
 

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