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Old 01-18-2016, 02:49 AM
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Re: Microchipping

Even a clipped parrot, with enough adrenaline and breeze, could take off and fly.... *NEVER* rely on a clip to keep a parrot safe while outside!!!



Levi, if it's a choice between microchipping or a leg band, go with the chip! Open leg bands are not recommended because a parrot could potentially tighten them around their leg or the open slit could get caught in a toy or something else. There's debates about whether or not closed leg bands are much safer..... but closed leg bands can only be put on a bird while they are still in the nest and their bones haven't hardened yet.
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