How do you ID your hatchlings

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Chick Phil A, Mar 8, 2013.

  1. Chick Phil A

    Chick Phil A Out Of The Brooder

    Dec 9, 2012
    If they all look the same? Are you using leg bands, nail polish, etc?
  2. mommachick1

    mommachick1 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 19, 2012
    Metro Atlanta, GA
    I use different colored zip/cable ties. Keep in mind that you have to check a minimum of at least 1 time a week for growth, so they don't become too tight. If they outgrow it, cut it off with scissors and put on a new one & adjust accordingly. I assign a different color to each breed.

    I bought them on ebay. Here's the link---> However, after I bought these, I found ones that I like better because not only are they colored, but are numbered which is better for record keeping and breeding projects. Here's the link to those--->

    I have 9 different breeds in my incubator, and luckily there are 9 different colors for the ones I bought on ebay! :)

    Theresa O.
    Sunnydale Farm
    Beech Bluff, TN

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