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Re: Banding Babies

Posted by Lenny on 11/23/07
(12) Comments

    Glenda can you tell me where you get your african grey closed bands? I
    was unaware you could band older than a week with cloed bands I am in
    a bit of a hurry they should lay eggs any day now thanks

    On 11/22/07, Glenda wrote:
    > Lenny,
    > If you are pulling the babies at 2-3 weeks you will be able to band
    > them with closed bands. I band babies of this age all the time and
    > have yet to have a problem. If you dont pull them until the youngest
    > is 3 weeks you might have trouble with the older ones.
    > Glenda
    > On 11/22/07, Lenny wrote:
    >> I agree the band should be closed but I will not pull a baby till
    >> it is 2 or 3 weeks old and obviously by then its to late. I want
    >> bands for my own use and it has to have a date, aviary name and
    >> state if anyone knows where I can purchase these I would be
    >> grateful thanks