Marking Eggs

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by MissPrissy, Feb 23, 2008.

  1. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

    24,442
    49
    371
    May 7, 2007
    Forks, Virginia
    I received an email asking me how I mark my eggs. I tried to reply but the email failed due to the dns error: domain name not found.

    If your name is Pam and you emailed me here is your answer:

    I always use a pencil.

    I write the date collected and the breed on the big end up.

    I also number the eggs as i weigh them and put them in the bator.

    If I am hand turning I put an X on one side and an O on the other.

    When I have a staggard hatch I also mark who I got eggs from if they are not my own and the date they went into the bator.

    I hope this helps!
     
  2. K&H Chicken Farm

    K&H Chicken Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

    402
    0
    139
    Feb 17, 2008
    Redding CA
    I am not Pam but thank you Miss Prissy. That is one less question I have to ask on my own.
    Shelly
     

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by