Hi (removed), 12-15-15
Thanks for sharing this info with us. My advice would be to do what we do-so I'm not one of those preachers who should say do what I say, not what I do!
Assign the breeding pens a number from 1 to 15. Write the number on the eggs. Sort them by the number before going into the incubator. When the eggs are taken out of the turner racks-partition them so the chicks will be contained. Then toe punch the chicks their number. The code is 1, 2, 4 and 8. I'll have Angela attach a toe punch chart. Keep records on how all the birds are bred. If you are hatching in a small Styrofoam incubator, the eggs can be contained by putting them inside pantyhose.
Keep us informed how this poultry project works out for you! If we can help, we are only an e-mail away.
Paul & Angela
P.S. One more thing. Get a Standard of Perfection and study what the birds are suppose to be like.
Pantyhose? You hatch the chicks in pantyhose? I use wire fences in my small incubators. Hardwire cloth cut to size. I can get anywhere from 4 to 6 compartments in my small foam incubators. Works great and chicks aren't constricted.