Tips on telling chicks apart

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by BantamFan4Life, Sep 19, 2012.

  1. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    I need some good ways to tell chick(ens)s apart.
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Leg bands, wing web bands, toe web punching are all permanent ways of identifying chickens. Twist ties on legs, dyes are non permanent tools.
     
  3. Kevin565

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    Are they all one breed?
     
  4. BantamFan4Life

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    First post:
    Can you use leg bands for day old chicks?
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    Yes, they will be one breed (there going to be Houdans).
     
  5. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Yes you can but you will need to check on them periodically because chicks do grow so fast you wouldn't want it to cut off their circulation.
     
  6. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Can you put leg bands on feather-legged breeds?
     

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