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Do bantam pullets have spurs

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

  1. sferle

    sferle Chillin' With My Peeps

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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 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes tomorrow I can get pictures , we just got them and its dark
     
  4. MeepBeep

    MeepBeep Chillin' With My Peeps

    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 Chillin' With My Peeps

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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 Overrun With Chickens

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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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