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Is this normal? (Picture)

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by yellowxo, Nov 1, 2015.

  1. yellowxo

    yellowxo Out Of The Brooder

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    Hey all, I've attached images hopefully it shows :/ I'm not sure why my Roos spur looks like that. It's on his right leg only, the other spur doesn't look that way. Could this just be dry skin? Do they shed their leg skin also? If this is abnormal and there's anything I can do please let me know!
     
  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Chicken Obsessed

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    I wouldn't worry. You can actually twist and pull a spur outer shell off and it will grow back. Looks like it got injured and cracked.
     
  3. yellowxo

    yellowxo Out Of The Brooder

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    @ChickenCanoe thank you so much! Just googled how to remove outer shell casing. :'( looks brutal but I do want to try it! Maybe one day lol
     

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