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numbering eggs

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  1. tracyd
    Member

    hi everyone, any idea what i can safely use to number my fertile duck eggs. I have 6 under my broody pekin chicken but would like to number them to keep track when i candle them. pencil wears off under the chicken. many thanks. x

    Posted 5 years ago #
  2. Mama
    Member

    Hi Tracey, I bought a sharpie pen permanent marker as everything else dissappeared .It is non toxic and sure you can get them as I ordered mine from the uk .Mama

    Goose Girl
    Posted 5 years ago #
  3. tracyd
    Member

    thanks mama, i didnt want to use anything that might be dangerous. x

    Posted 5 years ago #
  4. Mama
    Member

    No tracey , always a worry but had no probs with these . Good luck and the pics are great . Mama

    Goose Girl
    Posted 5 years ago #
  5. tracyd
    Member

    thanks again for your quick response. x

    Posted 5 years ago #
  6. pinkpoultry
    Member

    I used a sharpie too and all mine little fellas are just fine.
    :o)

    Posted 5 years ago #
  7. tracyd
    Member

    thanks both, will buy one tomorrow

    Posted 5 years ago #
  8. campbell ridge
    Administrator

    i used a pencil on the pointy end and that didnt come off.

    Sarah L
    Posted 5 years ago #
  9. tracyd
    Member

    well i havent been able to find any sharpies so might try on the pointy end with the pencil, thanks all for the help. x

    Posted 5 years ago #

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