Can you safely remove the spurs from a Rooster ?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Lost in Wellsboro Pa., Jun 26, 2011.

  1. Lost in Wellsboro Pa.

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    I think it is OK to remove spurs from a rooster if it is when and how ? Thanks in advance
     
  2. 3goodeggs

    3goodeggs pays attention sporadically

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    I have a thread link or two. Give me a minute to dig them up, and i will be back with an edit.
    It was easier to find than I thought it would be.
    Our rooster is starting to hit his own legs when he walks. We have to do something sooner or later. Let me know which of the methods you use, and how difficult it was. I think cutting would keep it blunt, but the plier method sounds easier and less traumatic, but gives you sharper spurs when they grow back. I am on the wire with which method we will try.
    good luck and please post back with your experience. ... and if you will take pictures ... [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/viewtopic.php?id=37548
     
    Last edited: Jun 26, 2011

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