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hens with spurs??

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by debbyluvschickens, May 10, 2008.

  1. debbyluvschickens

    debbyluvschickens Songster

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    I am not sure if this is the right category for this, if not I a apologize. Anyway, I bought some grown hens yesterday, and it was after dark so I didnt get a good look at them until this morning, but one of them has spurs. She doesnt have the pointy feathers like a rooster, and I scared her off the nest when I went out there, so I am pretty sure its a hen. Batteries are dead so I cant get pics at this time, but has any one else ever seen a hen with spurs??? She appears to be a barred rock mix if that helps any. Thanks in advance.
     
  2. hinkjc

    hinkjc Crowing Premium Member

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    Yes, spurs do randomly occur on hens as well.

    Jody
     
  3. hencackle

    hencackle Songster

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    Two of my ladies have spurs; a 4 year-old EE hen and a EE/JG pullet.
     
  4. Kanchii

    Kanchii Songster

    It's normal, don't worry. [​IMG]
     
  5. debbyluvschickens

    debbyluvschickens Songster

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    thanks so much, I was starting to think she was a roo...or deformed..lol
     

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