marking

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by emit, Mar 18, 2009.

  1. emit

    emit Out Of The Brooder

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    What is the best thing to use in marking eggs when you put them in the bator? I have noticed that some people use felt tip pen (sharpie) an others use regular a pencil
     
  2. katrinag

    katrinag Chillin' With My Peeps

    Regular old pencil.
     
  3. needtohatch

    needtohatch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I use pencil because I read that the toxin in markers could pass through the shell. I found that out after I had marked some eggs with a sharpie so I did not set them. I did not see any marker on the inside of those eggs when we ate them and I know I have since read posts of people that use sharpies and have no problems, but I would rather be safe than sorry.
     

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