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How Do I Trim My Roosters Spurs?

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by redhen, Feb 5, 2012.

  1. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    They reeeeeally need to be done. I have been putting it off...:oops:
    I dont want to hurt them... :( but they are wicked long and dangerous for my girls now..
    Are they like dogs claws?.. with a quick in them that will bleed??
    Dremel tool?? What head on it?? Wont that hurt them? :(
    And HOW do i know how far is safe to cut down??
    Help, Please..
     
  2. Orpingtons4U

    Orpingtons4U Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Go to your vet to have them removed
     
  3. quercus21

    quercus21 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Next spring, I'll be doing this:





    Enjoy
     
  4. Carols Clucks

    Carols Clucks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Our good old boy needs his done too, going to try the hot potato thing
     
  5. cafarmgirl

    cafarmgirl Overrun With Chickens

    My husband just clipped off the sharp end then filed what was left so it was smooth and rounded. Still has some spur but it doesn't do any damage to the hens. Though we're going to get a Dremmel to make it quicker and easier. We usually give him a trim about once a month.
     
  6. DCasper

    DCasper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That was amazing, I have never seen spurs removed before.
     
  7. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    Mine have never been done... its been like 3 yeras.. :oops:
    I'm gonna be in trouble with this mess.... *sigh*
     
  8. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    Cool! Thanks! I'll watch them tonight!
     

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