keeping track of who hatched

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by joe17, May 26, 2010.

  1. joe17

    joe17 Songster

    Nov 25, 2009
    I just got eggs from Bobbi Porto and they are marked with the dads name on them. I recorded the names and was wondering, how am I supposed to keep track of all of that stuff when they hatch.
  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

    May 14, 2008
    North Phoenix
    My Coop
    I also mark the bottoms of the eggs so I know which ones hatched.

    you can put little separators in the incubator to keep chicks separated and then mark them with food coloring on their down if need be.
  3. Mandalina

    Mandalina Songster

    Apr 1, 2009
    I have seen some pics of people who use little leg bands to identiy chickies that hatch so they know who is who.
  4. joe17

    joe17 Songster

    Nov 25, 2009
    How do I make dividers? I would make a few and put all the eggs with the same dad in the same section. But say I have 6 hatching all with diff dads. When I would go and check on them then I would have no idea which dad was for each chick! They would get mixed up. I could open the bator and hurry and mark them because of humidity.

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by