Baby poultry leg bands - 200, 500, 1000 Multi Color Bands Per Package. Mix of Red, Green, Orange, and Purple. They come in XSmall size 2, Small Size 3, Medium Size 4, Large Size 5, XLarge Size 6
Must have baby poultry identifiers. Band at hatch to tell breeds, parentage, or chicks apart from each other. The stretchy leg bands, make it easy to put them on and take off and they stay on well. Once they start to get tight from the chicks growing, about 3 to 4 weeks, go up to the next size.
Baby Poultry Leg Bands Mixed Colors 200 and 500 Per Pack
Choosing a size to start with
XSmall: Are egual to a size 2 (1/8" DIA). Some strains of gamebirds will use this size. People who raise house birds such as Canary's will use this size.
Small: would be equal to a size 3 (3/16" DIA) for example day old Quail, Seramas, small bantams. We use them on our Wyandotte Bantams... After 3 weeks or so they graduate to a Size 4.
Medium: would be equal to a size 4 (1/4" DIA) Are for standard size day old chicks, ducks, light geese and the next size up from the Size 3 used on bantams and small poultry.
Large: would be equal to a size 5 (5/16" DIA) for either Large day old poultry such as heavy geese or birds that have grown out of the Size 4.
XLarge: Are equal to a size 6 (3/8" DIA. They are used as the last size before a permanent band is applied. They can also be used to tag adult bantams for short term sorting or marked forsale.
*Diameter (DIA) is measured from the inside of the band)