Banding

Small and Backyard Flocks October 23, 2012 Print Friendly and PDF

With poultry, the term banding refers to putting an identification band on the wing or leg of a bird.

Figure 1. Wing banding a recently hatched chick. Source: Jacquie Jacob, University of Kentucky.

Figure 2. Leg band on a bantam chicken. Source: Jacquie Jacob, University of Kentucky.

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This work is supported by the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture, New Technologies for Ag Extension project.