Peacock spurs

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by snowshoe, Apr 19, 2019.

  1. snowshoe

    snowshoe Songster

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    I was wondering if peacock spurs can be trimmed like a rooster? I have a three year old that it seems it spurs are growing straight out no curve and rubbing on its legs causing sores that scab over which he keeps breaking scabs open. Can they just be cut with a pet toe nail clippers and how much can I trim?
    My oldest male will be twenty this spring and have had peafowl longer and never had this problem before.
     
  2. Yes, you can treat them just as you would a rooster. You can trim, twist off, or glue beads on them.
     
  3. snowshoe

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    Thank you
     
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  4. Dany12

    Dany12 Songster

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    KsKingBEE ... second degree humour ... ? You forgot the dynamite!
    Here, the spurs of my green peacock!
    I'm not afraid ... it's not against me ... I'm not obsessed with that!
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  5. Saaniya

    Saaniya Crowing

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    I trim my rooster spur with the help of dog clippers trim as deep as u want and leave when blood start coming apply some Veseline and leave tjem
     
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  6. When I have to catch a cock with long spurs I get cut more times than not, but the best reason to trim spurs is when they are damaging themselves or the hens in the pen.
     
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