What should I use to mark the eggs of my setting hen?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by SnuggleBear, Mar 8, 2012.

  1. SnuggleBear

    SnuggleBear Out Of The Brooder

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    What should I use to mark the eggs of a setting hen so I will know which eggs were laid that day and which she is sitting on?

    I think I had a hen go sit yesterday and this is my first time.

    Thank you
     
  2. Egghead_Jr

    Egghead_Jr Overrun With Chickens

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    I mark my eggs with a pencil. It's non toxic and unobtrusive to the shell being permeable.
     

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