1st rooster

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by tara2, Jan 17, 2015.

  1. tara2

    tara2 In the Brooder

    Nov 13, 2014
    C&T Tiny Farm
    what is the best way to take care of my roo's spur.. Is it necessary to remove his spur? can i just keep it filed down? what do i do with his spur? we had a dog attack and he defended his girls with all he had at 6months old..so I know he needs it but i dont want him hurting the ladies when mating.. how do you deal with your roo's spur?
  2. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Free Ranging Premium Member 7 Years

    Apr 3, 2011
    southern Ohio
    Most people will just file down the sharp points, or trim them with dog nail clippers and then file down. Dremel tools may help.
  3. One Chick Two

    One Chick Two Songster

    Jun 13, 2013
    Trimming back aggressively can cause the spur to bleed. Having some clotting agents on hand can be helpful.

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