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Question about D'uccle roos

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Laura78, Apr 11, 2009.

  1. Laura78

    Laura78 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just bought 2 D'uccle roos and a hen yesterday and noticed that neither of the boys have spurs. Are they suppose to have spurs?
     
  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    Some do, some don't.

    Most D'uccles I've seen do not.... or they are tiny.
     
  3. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Also, depends on the age of the rooster. They don't usually get real spurs till about 7-9 months old.
     
  4. Laura78

    Laura78 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you.

    I should mention that they're adults, one is right outside my bedroom window crowing right now, lol.
     
  5. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    I don't raise D'Uccles, but I do not recall seeing large spurs on any of them; though, their leg feathering may camouflage them.
     
  6. new-roo

    new-roo Scrambled

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    I have 1 and its just over a year old, and it just has nubs, for spurs.
     
  7. ThePolishPrincess

    ThePolishPrincess Chillin' With My Peeps

    My boy is 2 years old and he has almost nothing. [​IMG]
     

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