Toenail clipping

To prevent damage to other birds all breeder turkeys should have their toenails trimmed.

Leg banding

Leg bands can be used for identification of any poultry. The school farm may use different coloured leg bands to identify birds born each year. Leg bands must be checked regularly and loosened appropriately or removed if they begin to become too tight. Legs bands that become too tight can cause pain and severe injury to birds.

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