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missing spur !!??!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Miz Mary, Feb 2, 2011.

  1. Miz Mary

    Miz Mary Songster

    Apr 1, 2008
    Pacific NW
    My roo, ( an easter egger - 3 years old ) ......has a spur missing !!! One is 4" long .....but the other dissapeard !!! doesnt look like trama .........maybe got snapped off somehow ?!?!? Does this happen ?!?! No bleeding area ..... looked healed over maybe a week old AT LEAST injury .............

    ANY IDEAS what happened ?? Is this normal ?!?!

  2. Teach97

    Teach97 Bantam Addict

    Nov 12, 2008
    Hooker, OK
    it happens...they get snagged on wire and boards...some folks cut them off or twist them off...it isn't a big deal
  3. zazouse

    zazouse Crowing

    Sep 7, 2009
    Southeast texas
    I see it pretty often,when they get long like that they are very easy to get hung or hit just right and they snap right off, he will be fine it will grow back.
  4. Miz Mary

    Miz Mary Songster

    Apr 1, 2008
    Pacific NW
    I was assuming when folks twisted them off. it didnt go completly back to the leg !!! COOL !! there is NO stump or nothing !!! DH held him so we could trim his only spur ... WOW it was so hard to do with garden cutters , I couldnt do it !! I should take a pic for new chicken owners as myself ..........
  5. spish

    spish De Regenboog Kippetjes

    Apr 7, 2010
    my big EE roo lost a spur this week in a fight. it bled quite a bit at first but quickly stopped without intervning. it happens [​IMG]

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