Wing bands, legs bands?

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by rarebreedeggs4u, Dec 16, 2009.

  1. rarebreedeggs4u

    rarebreedeggs4u Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'd think leg bands would be easiest to identify quickly, but are wing bands safer for the birds? Do you folks in cold climates have any problems with the aluminum leg bands on your turkeys? I'd like to permanently ID all birds (only 8 currently), but also want to do what is best and safest for the birds:)
     
  2. Steve_of_sandspoultry

    Steve_of_sandspoultry Overrun With Chickens

    We have always used colored plastic zip ties for ID. Each variety has their own color and once you set up a system for ID you can just look at the birds and tell who is who. right leg 2010, left leg 2011 etc etc

    Steve in NC
     
  3. rarebreedeggs4u

    rarebreedeggs4u Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] Thanks Steve
     

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