hens with spurs?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by glam-coop, Oct 26, 2009.

  1. glam-coop

    glam-coop New Egg

    Jun 22, 2009
    Recently aquired some birds and were told they were all hens. Noticed after getting them home that one has 1.5 inch spurs and another has what looks to be the beginning of a pair. He was told they are hens regardless. Is this a possibilty or have both he and I been fooled?
  2. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    If you could post pics that may help decide. That said, hens with spurs is not all that uncommon, especially in game/asiatic breeds.
  3. lauralou

    lauralou Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 10, 2007
    Central Virginia
    I have a hen with big spurs! Really, quite impressive spurs. She's definitely a hen. Lays the prettiest egg you ever saw.

    But, yes, if you can, post pictures. The good folks here at BYC will be able to tell you if your birds are hens or roos.

  4. fordmommy

    fordmommy Dancing With My Chickens

    Jul 16, 2009
    I have a hen with spurs too. [​IMG]

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