Easy marking Tech????

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Lovesilkty21, Jan 15, 2010.

  1. Lovesilkty21

    Lovesilkty21 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hey there I have a quick question that might be odd but need help with it, tomorrow I volunteered to go help my friend with her chickens.
    She been under the weather and is a bit better, and I’m health to so I can actually go see her.
    The chicken are really her sons but he’s a teen and well a guy so not into his chores, and their chicken get up high in there barn and poo, and she would like that not to happen so I was going to help her clip there wing but she has like 15 or so I think, so after we clip I was hoping to mark them so that we can easy tell them apart, for who's been clipped and who has not.
    Is there something I can make like out of flour or corn starch food color or something? Something safe!!!
    Any idea’s are very welcome thank you so so much
     
  2. LAMchop

    LAMchop Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A marker? Like a sharpie, or something less permanent...
    Depends on what color the chickens are, I guess.
    I used to mark one of my two white leghorns with a green sharpie so I could tell them apart. [​IMG]
     
  3. Lovesilkty21

    Lovesilkty21 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Most of her's are Ameraucana, so not sure if a marker would show so easy
     
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  4. Chook-A-Holic

    Chook-A-Holic Chillin' With My Peeps

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    When checking mine I use Blu Kote on the top of their left foot. Just a quick squirt on their toes. Wears off in a couple of days. Very easy to spot the ones you've already done.
     
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  5. Lovesilkty21

    Lovesilkty21 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for the help we did good she was able to tell most of them apart so we know who we did.
     

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