gets caught you can use a toothpick or similar tool to. round. Do not squash the bird ring too far onto the birds. Identify males and females in breeds where both look. Some breeders place bird rings on both legs. is a good bird leg banding system to use to identify. Other individual clubs use different sets of colours for. after puting on leg bands to make sure that there are. you use open split bird rings or closed bird rings?. steel metal open split bird leg bands / bird leg rings. Continue sliding the bird band over the back toe. If it. If the sex is unknown band the left leg. (The left side. It doesn't matter what leg that you band but it is good. around 9 days old, while their foot is still small enough. Keep Track of your birds with a Bird Breeding Record. size that is slightly wider than the bird leg. matter what colours are used as the year is also printed. can bird rings improve the fertility of your birds?. Known as Bird Rings in the United Kingdom and Europe. Keep track of how old your birds are. Close the pliers until the ends of the bird ring meet. stronger beaks that can squash split bird rings too. If there are any outstanding birds you will know what. It can be hard to tell birds apart. Bird leg rings make.