"Little white rooster"

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by jim srooster, Jan 9, 2014.

  1. jim srooster

    jim srooster New Egg

    Nov 17, 2012

    I have a little white (in color) rooster that has 4 inch spurs that curl up.
    Its not spurring him, but looks wierd..
    Is this normal??
    Last edited: Jan 10, 2014
  2. SIMZ

    SIMZ Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 29, 2011
    Northwest Indiana
    It would be helpful to see a picture, but I'm guessing it's normal. We have a bantam rooster that has some strange looking, curly spurs. To make sure, it would be best if you post a picture of them.
  3. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

    Nov 27, 2012
    SW Michigan
    My Coop
    4" would be huge! Did you actually measure them? I would love to see a pic!
  4. SD Bird Lady

    SD Bird Lady Chillin' With My Peeps

    It may not be completely "normal" but if they aren't causing any harm they should just be kept close watch on. There are many threads on here about trimming & removing spurs that you might want to check out.

    I think of spurs that grow in odd directions like cows horns that grow into their eyes. It is essentially "normal" for them but b/c their genetics caused them to grow that way; that doesn't mean you can just leave them be. Eventually they will cause damage so its good to be prepared.
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  5. jim srooster

    jim srooster New Egg

    Nov 17, 2012
    Picture is coming soon,
    Thank-you !!

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