Does anyone have any good DIY ideas for leg banding? I tried the tie strip thingy. The hen got it off of her leg pronto. Not sure what else might work at this point. I just have the one hen to band at the moment, so I hate to spend alot of money.
Poultry leg bands
go to ebay and look for leg bands for chickens and they have a package of spirals differant sizes and colors in one bag for 4.99 and free shipping.Thats were I got mine.
I use zip ties, but you have to replace them as the chickens grow.
We had to mark her today. DH found some copper tubing from a water pipe job here at home, cut a band about 3/4"....slit one side, smoothed the ruff edges. It's been on her leg all day long so far. The zip tie, I used one a few months ago....the hen took it right off.