Spur bumps on chicks? Buff Orps, EEs, Cochin

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by jenesis536, Feb 26, 2011.

  1. jenesis536

    jenesis536 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If there are spur bumps on chicks, are they definitely roosters?

    I have some 5 week old buff orps and some have spur bumps. Same with a few of my 4 week old EEs. I'm keeping an eye on the 3 week old Cochin.

    Do some breeds get spur bumps regardless of sex, or are they the sign of a definite roo?
     
  2. storminstaffs

    storminstaffs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    all chickens have bumps on there legs, pictures would be best if you want to know what sex they are
     
  3. jenesis536

    jenesis536 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Actually, I just did a search and found it doesn't mean anything... so I'll just have to wait and see.
     
  4. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    5 weeks, even 4 weeks, are perfect ages to tell gender by comb size and color though, especially in single combed birds like yours. [​IMG]

    Post pics, and we'll sex them for you!
     
  5. jenesis536

    jenesis536 Chillin' With My Peeps

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