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Chickens Can Put Their Shades On Too

Did you know National Band & Tag used to manufacture rose-colored Chicken Glasses to help stop chickens from pecking at each other? The sight of blood intensified the pecking instinct in chickens, so the rose-colored lenses made the red disappear, thus reducing cannibalism. The glasses we invented by National Band & Tag’s founder, Joseph Haas […]


National Poultry Day

March 19th is National Poultry Day! It’s a day when we recognize domesticated birds that are raised for meat or eggs. “Poultry” includes chickens, turkeys, ducks, geese, quail, pheasants, guineafowl, squab, and other domesticated birds. National Band & Tag manufactures a variety of products for poultry identification such as wing bands, leg bands, and clip-on blinders. We started out […]


National Band & Tag’s 116th Anniversary

Today, August 15, 2018, marks National Band & Tag’s 116th Anniversary! National Band & Tag Company was founded in 1902. On August 15, Joseph Haas opened a small shop in an abandoned barn in Newport, KY. Haas intended to manufacture poultry leg and wing bands. He knew little about poultry farming but had been informed that […]


115th Anniversary

August 15, 2017 is National Band & Tag’s 115th anniversary since its founding in 1902! For 115 years, we have been a family owned business, manufacturing our products in Newport, Kentucky. National Band & Tag has continued to grow and broaden our product lines over the years, and even to this day, we strive to […]


Pinless Peepers – How to Stop the Pecking

Chickens are cannibalistic animals and will peck at each other if they see blood. To stop this, NB&T used to make rose colored chicken glasses. These are now obsolete, and the newest version is a plastic blinder, also known as Pinless Peepers! National Band & Tag Company spent 10 years developing these by talking with […]


NB&T Featured in NAGA News

National Band has been longtime supporters of the North American Gamebird Association where we advertise and regularly attend conferences. We are very thankful for this business relationship and are honored that they featured our company in a recent publication of NAGA News.  View the full article here. National Band & Tag Company: A Family Story […]


History of NB&T

National Band & Tag was founded in 1902 by Joseph Haas, my great-great-grandfather. That’s right, I am one of the 5th generation now working for this incredible company. It has seen many changes in the last 113 years but has been able to remain innovative enough to stay relevant in a constantly changing market. The company began […]