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Pencil rubbing off eggs

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Pollux, Apr 1, 2008.

  1. Pollux

    Pollux Hatching

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    My pencil markings are rubbing off the eggs my broody hen is sitting on. Is there any other way I can mark them? Thank you.
     

  2. LilPeeps

    LilPeeps Songster

    Jan 13, 2007
    SE Mass
    I use a sharpie.
     
  3. Pollux

    Pollux Hatching

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    and the ink doesnt harm the eggs? - i thought they were porous.
     
  4. aberfitch

    aberfitch Songster

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    sharpies dries in seconds and is non toxic.
     
  5. Pollux

    Pollux Hatching

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    thank you both.
     

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