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Chicken Spurs

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by jesus freak, Sep 13, 2011.

  1. jesus freak

    jesus freak Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is there a way to file or trim these?
     
  2. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

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    Ok, this will sound crazy, but you can bake a potato, and you stick that spur down into the hot potato, and hold it there for appx 5 minutes, and guess what? The spur will come out, no blood or anything. The whole spur will be gone! (Honest!)

    You just have to wrap the rooster up in a towel, and cover his face, and he will be perfectly still during the process.
     
  3. jesus freak

    jesus freak Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Alright Thanks I'll try that [​IMG]
     
  4. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

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    Just to clarify, you stick that whole spur, right up to the leg, into the hot potato. Then, it will come right out.
     
  5. calicokat

    calicokat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Um, can I bake it in the microwave, or does it have to be in the oven. I feel kinda silly asking, [​IMG] but just in case it matters, I will.
     
  6. NannaD'sCrazyCoop

    NannaD'sCrazyCoop Out Of The Brooder

    Microwave works...
     
  7. TinyTotsSeramas

    TinyTotsSeramas Chillin' With My Peeps

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