How Do I Tell Chicks Apart?

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

  1. Eggnog101

    Eggnog101 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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:
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  2. Chick_In_The_Burbs

    Chick_In_The_Burbs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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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