Identifing my Broody Hens

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Lisa Haigler, Oct 16, 2013.

  1. Lisa Haigler

    Lisa Haigler Out Of The Brooder

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    Whats the best way to tag/mark/identify the hens that have been broody?
     
  2. enola

    enola Overrun With Chickens

    All of my chickens are marked. With differemt colored zip ties and colored plastic beads.
     
  3. Lisa Haigler

    Lisa Haigler Out Of The Brooder

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    Good idea - thanks
     
  4. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    X2 on the zip ties, they are fast and easy. There area ton off different ways to identify individual birds. Wing band of various kinds, they are usually fairly permanent. Leg bands the metal ones tend to be longer lasting, there are a colored plastic rings and bandettes with numbers on them. Then there is toe punching. http://www.nationalband.com/nbtpoult.htm Has a bunch of different things available.
     

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