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Do bantam pullets have spurs

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by sferle, Aug 14, 2014.

  1. sferle

    sferle Chirping

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    We got two chickesn from friends and one has these spurs and other one doesn't , do we have a roo
     

  2. Could you post photos of both chickens and the spur part of their legs?
     
  3. sferle

    sferle Chirping

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    Yes tomorrow I can get pictures , we just got them and its dark
     
  4. Hens can develop spurs sometimes small sometimes just as large as some cocks (some breeds more than others) and/or hens can have a visible 'bud' in the spur location... No hard fast rules...
     
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  5. sferle

    sferle Chirping

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    Left chicken has spurs , Right chicken has missing back neck feathers from a rooster they had[​IMG]

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  6. They are both hens!
     
  7. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing

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    Both are hens. They appear to be a gamey or Phoenix type breed/breed mix. Many hens of that type develop spurs.
     

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