rooster spurs, how do you trim them?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by gorilla131313, Jun 25, 2011.

  1. gorilla131313

    gorilla131313 New Egg

    Jun 25, 2011
    I have a rooster with spurs growing up towards his bottom. Do I trim or cut off? How do you do it?
  2. pinkwindsong

    pinkwindsong Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 18, 2011
    Laurens SC
    i havent had to do my roos yet but i did watch the how to on "you tube" ... it looks easy enough..

    hope it helps
  3. Ridgerunner

    Ridgerunner True BYC Addict

    Feb 2, 2009
    Northwest Arkansas
    I use a Dremel tool with the disks that you use to cut off screws and such. As long as you don't get too deep, they usually don't bleed, but be prepared if they do. Have a little flour on hand to help stop the bleeding.
  4. RedReiner

    RedReiner Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 7, 2010
    Monroe, Wa
    I was just going to ask the very same thing. have a huge rooster and his spurs are starting to grow..big spurs. and seeing as how he forgets on occasion his manners...they need to come off

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