rooster spurs removal

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Polly, May 13, 2007.

  1. Polly

    Polly Hatching

    Jan 16, 2007
    a while back heard something about potatoes being put on spurs to remove them, anyone know about this?
  2. fowlweatherfriends

    fowlweatherfriends Songster

    Mar 14, 2007
    The Sunny South
    Yes, It was me. If you use the search function above, type in rooster spurs, or removal, or potato, and it should show the previous thread and how to.

    You heat the potato, apply to spur, and then use pliers to twist the spur off. It is pretty easy, and only a little blood loss. Keep cornstarch or flour handy in case there is a bit more bleeding.

    Best wishes!

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