Do Modern Game Bantam Roos grow spurs?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by slickchik, Jan 23, 2010.

  1. slickchik

    slickchik Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a cockerel that is about 4 months and I see nothing on his legs.
     
  2. M To The Maxx

    M To The Maxx Baseball+Girls=Life

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    I have learned that a roo will not start fully grow it's spurs until the roo is over a year old. Can we see a pic though?
     
  3. slickchik

    slickchik Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here is James
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    Here is his leg [​IMG]
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    His legs look just like his girlfriend's legs... Little spur buds.

    He was standing funny because I woke him up to take some pics of him... What a sweet little man he is.
     
  4. racuda

    racuda Chillin' With My Peeps

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    James is one handsome bird!
     
  5. juliechick

    juliechick Transplanted Hillbilly

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    He's a cutie. And, what long legs he has! I have 4 little MGB hens that I just got a few day ago. They have stolen my heart already.
    I don't know about the spurs.
     
  6. jbowen9

    jbowen9 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes he will grow them some of them are a little slow to mature so that may be it but i have a little cochin that needs to borrow that set of leg stretchers you used on that little fellow because his butt nearly drags the ground
     
  7. blackred

    blackred Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I doubt that your Modern Male will ever develop any spurs. Moderns are bad about not having spurs. The standard will disqualify a cock bird with out them and a cockerel without buttons.
    I have a few BB Red males that have no spurs.
     

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