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Record keeping

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by crazzzymike13, Feb 10, 2009.

  1. crazzzymike13

    crazzzymike13 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm about to get into incubating. I want to know if anyone can give me an example of how to keep records on my hatches and the chickens themselves. Like wing and leg banding. Thank you!

    Mike
     
  2. DTchickens

    DTchickens Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:BROOD PEN SET ON
    Date: Month ___ Day___ Year ______

    MATING NUMBER
    Number: #________

    ROOSTER MARKINGS
    Breed :____________________________________
    Age :__________________________________
    Leg Band Number :_______________________________
    Leg Band Color:_________________________________
    Leg Color :____________________________________
    Bill Color :____________________________________
    Description of Rooster:_______________________________________
    ____________________________________________________________
    HEN MARKINGS
    Breed :________________________________________
    Age :________________________________________
    Leg Band Number :______________________________________
    Leg Band Color:_________________________________________
    Leg Color :____________________________________________
    Bill Color :____________________________________________
    Description of Hen : __________________________________________________ __________________________________________________ __________________________________________________
    EGG PRODUCTION
    Egg Pencil Marking:___________________
    Started laying on : Month ___ Day ___ Year _____
    Last egg laid on : Month ____ Day____ Year______
    Number Of Eggs Produced: _____
    Started setting on : Month_____ Day _____Year____
    Hatched on : Month_____ Day_____ Year _____
    Number Of Eggs That Hatched: _______________

    ROOSTER MARKINGS
    Breed: ____________________________________
    Age: __________________________________
    Leg Band Number: ____________________________
    Leg Band Color: ______________________________
    Leg Color: __________________________________
    Bill Color: __________________________________
    Description of Rooster: ___________________________________________
    ________________________________________________________________
    ________________________________________________________________
    ________________________________________________________________


    HEN MARKINGS
    Breed: ________________________________________
    Age: ________________________________________
    Leg Band Number: __________________________________
    Leg Band Color:____________________________________
    Leg Color: _________________________________________
    Bill Color: _________________________________________
    Description of Hen: __________________________________________________ __________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________
    _______________________________________________________________________
    _______________________________________________________________________

    Not a bad breeders log.. copy and pasted from http://www.bantychicken.com/cgi-bin/OEGBCA/index.cgi (old english game bantam club of a america) for marking you can use the toe punch method if you wish which can be done at birth and is permanent, as leg bands can fall off, get damaged etc. (its not often that this happens, but i have had it happen) hope it helps


    -Daniel
     
  3. crazzzymike13

    crazzzymike13 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you very much! That is just what I needed. Thanks for taking the time to help me.

    Mike
     

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