SILKIE ROOSTER QUESTION??????????

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by c.wilson, Sep 30, 2008.

  1. c.wilson

    c.wilson Chillin' With My Peeps

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    hello everyone. is it natural for silkie roosters not to have spurs. mine doesnt so i was wondering if it was natural for silkies not to have spurs or if it is just mine?


    thanks!!
     
  2. Poulets De Cajun

    Poulets De Cajun Overrun With Chickens

    Yes. None of mine have spurs, and if they do they are very TINY nubs or bumps.
     
  3. c.wilson

    c.wilson Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thanks. that helps.
     
  4. lurky

    lurky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How old is the rooster? Is it possible they are just not in yet? My silkie rooster started growing his at 1 yr.
     
  5. c.wilson

    c.wilson Chillin' With My Peeps

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    he is about 3 or 3 1/2 years of age
     
  6. lurky

    lurky Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 4, 2007
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    WOW, that amazing. I thought maybe he was young and just getting them late.
     
  7. c.wilson

    c.wilson Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yeah i know but every one else is saying that silkies dont get spurs so i guess they dont.
     
  8. 1Speckled Hen w/Chicks

    1Speckled Hen w/Chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My Silkie Roo has them and he isnt even one year old!![​IMG]
     

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