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Re: need help with leg band

Posted by Carolyn on 7/15/07
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    On 4/17/07, Connie wrote:
    > On 4/17/07, L wrote:
    >> You could contact The Quaker Parrot Society, they have a rescue
    >> group who might be able to help you either by helping to contact
    >> the breeder or finding a good home for him/her should you not
    >> want to keep him/her.
    >> n 4/15/07, kellygirl43232 wrote:
    >>> OK,
    >>> After handling him a little, the number part of the band says
    >>> 102, not 103. I did some research and found the name of a
    >>> breeder in Florida (the initials on the band) named Red Tail
    >>> Express, Inc. I cannot find a number or anything on them. It
    >>> says they only sell parrots to pet stores. I did some
    >>> research on the numbering systems on the leg band, and since
    >>> the last two digits are 02, this means he was probably hatched
    >>> in the year 2002. He was found in Columbus OH on March 26,
    >>> 2007. He is a standard green quake parrot who cat call
    >>> whistles. That's all he's said so far, but I've only had him
    >>> for 4 days as I was not the one to find him.
    > Hi... I just took the band off of my Quaker when I got him. I have
    > alot of experience with birds and figured that he's my bird and I
    > wanted it off. I clip his wings myself so he's not going anywhere.
    > You can tell how old he is by his behavior, size etc. among other
    > things. Later.. Connie