Golden Laced Wyandotte

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by The Angry Hen, May 1, 2017.

  1. The Angry Hen

    The Angry Hen Chicken Obsessed

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    I have a G-L-W hen and she has spurs! I never noticed it until she was five years old!
    Do you have any hens with spurs? This will teach me not to sex them by the feet!
     
  2. CityKidChickens

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    can you show me a pic of them? it is best to feather sex them when they are day-week olds. It may just be a smal bud which all chickens have. I have also heard of females turning into males if there is no rooster in the flock. Very Very rare though.
     
  3. The Angry Hen

    The Angry Hen Chicken Obsessed

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    I have a rooster in her flock. The spurs are long.
    I have to get pics of the spurs but her is a pic of her:

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  4. CityKidChickens

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    when did you sex her and where. Unless she is ;aying eggs, she could have been sexed wrong. her comb also looks like a male.
     
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  5. The Angry Hen

    The Angry Hen Chicken Obsessed

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    No, she's laying eggs. It's just she was always a nimble hen as well.
    We actually don't really sex them, but when they get into a NASTY, NASTY fight,
    we know. (AS A BABY) She never really fought, just pecked.
     
  6. CityKidChickens

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    Sometimes hens grow small spurs. If she stops laying or crows then she went through a hormonal sex change. (Its a thing)
     
  7. The Angry Hen

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    Wow, never knew that. That's weird.
     
  8. CityKidChickens

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    I know.
     
  9. The Angry Hen

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    Okay, Thanks for the advice! I think I just learned a lot! Have a good night!
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  10. The Angry Hen

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    @CityKidChickens,
    I know it is a bit late but I have a picture of her spurs now
    Here she is:
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