Queen marking pen. Oil based paint marker which dries quickly. Standard queen colors are available: white, yellow, red, green and blue. Product brand may vary.
Use the following chart to determine the standardized queen marking pen color for a particular year : (match up the year ending digit to the color list below)
- 6 or 1 White
- 7 or 2 Yellow
- 8 or 3 Red
- 9 or 4 Green
- 0 or 5 Blue
Examples: 2022 would be yellow, 2023 would be red, etc.
You can utilize a queen push in marking cage or a queen marking tube to hold the queen while you mark her. If you are comfortable handling queens you can utilize a queen muff to work and mark the queen with your bare hands.