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Where to get leg bands?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by L&Schickens, Sep 21, 2008.

  1. L&Schickens

    L&Schickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 9, 2008
    Washington State
    I am entering a poultry show in December (Yes, far in advance but still) and I need to order leg bands. Where is a good place to get them? I might enter pigeons too.
    Thanks!!
     
  2. kstaven

    kstaven Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Murray mcmurray is a good source for bands. Check out the site sponsors also. Many of them carry bands at good prices.
     
  3. L&Schickens

    L&Schickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 9, 2008
    Washington State
    How do I find the lise of sponsors? I only see them in the banners and only one at a time.
     
  4. Pine Grove

    Pine Grove Chillin' With My Peeps

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  5. Opa

    Opa Opa-wan Chickenobi

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    I've bought numbered bands from CutlerSupply and have be real happy with the prices and service. They will meet or beat any advertised price.
     
  6. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    If you are just banding for identification, I'd go to Home Depot or Ace and buy some colored zip ties.
     
  7. L&Schickens

    L&Schickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 9, 2008
    Washington State
    Thank you! I just ordered from Cutler supply. I got 3 sizes at 25 in each bag plus shipping for $32. I think that was a lot better then Murray McMurray.
    Thanks again for the help.
     
  8. L&Schickens

    L&Schickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 9, 2008
    Washington State
    Quote:They are for ID at poultry shows. Can't use zip ties with them. [​IMG]
     
  9. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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    I have used zip ties when the birds were little, but they grow so fast. When they were a couple if months old I switched to the colored plastic spiral leg bands. Below is the place I bought them. They have a chart for the proper sizes for the different breeds of birds.

    I bought my leg bands from:

    "The Easy Chicken Poultry and Supply"
    http://shilala.homestead.com/tags.html

    Kelly Chewning
    1602 Salem Road
    DuBois, PA 15801

    (814)-583-5374

    Email: [email protected]
     
  10. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

    16,199
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    Nov 18, 2007
    Florida
    My Coop
    I have used zip ties when the birds were little, but they grow so fast. When they were a couple if months old I switched to the colored plastic spiral leg bands. Below is the place I bought them. They have a chart for the proper sizes for the different breeds of birds. Also they have different types of leg bangs.

    I bought my leg bands from:

    "The Easy Chicken Poultry and Supply"
    http://shilala.homestead.com/tags.html

    Kelly Chewning
    1602 Salem Road
    DuBois, PA 15801

    (814)-583-5374

    Email: [email protected]
     

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