What can I use to mark my chicks?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by bryan8, Jun 19, 2009.

  1. bryan8

    bryan8 Songster

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    All my red sex links look alike. What can I do to mark them so I can tell them apart.

    dont they sell those leg bands?


    Thanks

    ~bryan

    and there 7 weeks old
     
  2. onthespot

    onthespot Deluxe Dozens

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    you can also use plastic zip ties that come in different colored assorted packages for a couple dollars at home depot, or the 99 cent store.
     
  3. JennsPeeps

    JennsPeeps Rhymes with 'henn'

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    You can go to the fabric store and get strips of white velcro. Color or write on the velcro who's who. This way you can adjust the bands as the chickens grow, and remove them easily without needing scissors.
     
  4. Emzyyy

    Emzyyy Runs with Deer

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    Paint their toenails different colors?
     
  5. NashChic

    NashChic Songster

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    I bought some little plastic leg bands on ebay for about $4 for 20. The seller ID was greenkoi1 I think.
     
  6. Chris09

    Chris09 Circle (M) Ranch

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  7. Sissy

    Sissy Songster

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    velcro leg bands sound great. much easier
    I used zip ties and had a hard time cutting them.
    thanks for the idea.

    sissy
     

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