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I Heard Somewhere That Silkie Hens Don't Have Spurs?

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But the males do, is that true?
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In general, yes. But sometimes roosters (regardless of breed) will never grow spurs. And sometimes hens (of any breed) will grow spurs. It's not a reliable way of determining gender.


Edited by junebuggena - 6/5/16 at 9:32pm
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In general, yes. But sometimes roosters (regardless of breed) will never grow spurs. And sometimes hens (of any breed) will grow spurs. It's not a reliable way of determining gender.
Oh okay, thanks!
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