baby spurs?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by eggsgalore, May 14, 2008.

  1. eggsgalore

    eggsgalore Out Of The Brooder

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    My (mixed layer breed) chicks are now 7 weeks old. I have 8. All have tiny little spurs at the "spur spot" on the inside legs, which made me think they are all roosters. However, three of them look very feminine (fine boned, small faded pink combs). I checked with the old ladies and they don't have anything that points to these little spurs. Advice much appreciated.
     
  2. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

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    Nope, all chicks (pullets & cockerals) have those little nubs...a roosters spur doesn't start growing til 8 or 9 months old...
     
  3. eggsgalore

    eggsgalore Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks tuffoldhen! What a relief!
     

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