How Do I Tell Chicks Apart?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Eggnog101, Mar 23, 2013.

  1. Eggnog101

    Eggnog101 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 26, 2012
    I'm going to get silkie chicks in April, three Whites, Three Partridges, and two buffs.
    So I'm wondering, how can I tell them apart when they're little? I know about the rubber leg bands, but I'm afraid of it cutting off the circulation or them getting caught on something. Any ideas?

    Here is a picture of a chicken to thank you in advance for your time:
  2. Chick_In_The_Burbs

    Chick_In_The_Burbs Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 26, 2010
    Western Washington
    Blue kote. One dab on the head, back or legs and you have a blue spot that will last up to a month.

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