How do you know which eggs are which?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by theron, Dec 9, 2009.

  1. theron

    theron Theron's Fowl Farm

    Nov 15, 2009
    Midland, MI
    How can you mark them? Can you just use a permanent marker?
     
  2. Xero

    Xero Out Of The Brooder

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    Some say pencil but I hand turn so it almost always rubs off. I've been using a permanent marker with good success.
     
  3. catwalk

    catwalk Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 19, 2009
    I use colored pencil. I have three different hatches going at once, so they need color coordinated. Some colors are hard to read, though, so I am considering writing the name of the pair in regular pencil, and then drawing a colored star on it. Write it on the top of the egg, so when the chick pops out, your markings are still intact.
     
  4. babyblue

    babyblue Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I mark every egg with a nontoxic crayon leftover from my son.
     
  5. The Sheriff

    The Sheriff Overrun With Chickens

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    I use all the eyebrow pencils I have bought and hated. Works great! [​IMG]
     

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