Marking eggs???

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by SamG347, Mar 9, 2008.

  1. SamG347

    SamG347 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 4, 2007
    I have always used a pencil to mark my chicken and pheasant eggs when I incubate but with these cortunix being speckled with dark spots I was wondering would it be safe to use Crayola markers to mark them?

    Thanks all!
  2. Buckguy20

    Buckguy20 OKIE MOSES

    Apr 13, 2007
    Choctaw Oklahoma
    I have always used pencil.
    I was told that anything that might seep through the shell damages the eggs. Makes sense but I don't know if it is true.
  3. equine chick

    equine chick Chillin' With My Peeps

    You can use a grease pencil. They come in assorted colors, white would probally be good to see.
  4. slyfoxpeeps

    slyfoxpeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 11, 2007
    Lewisburg, WV
    I'm using a white grease pencil on my Welsummer eggs. Works good!

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