Spur Fell Off

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by SeedyG, Jun 18, 2007.

  1. SeedyG

    SeedyG New Egg

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    Has anyone ever seen/heard of a spur falling off a rooster?
    I found my D'Anvers Bantam in his coop with blood covereing his roost. I panicked and had no idea what had happened.
    When I picked him up to look at him I noticed his ENTIRE left spur was gone.
    The bleeding thankfully had stopped and it is now starting to scab up a bit. There is still a small hole where his spur should be.
    He seems to be acting normal, besides a slight limp on that leg. The wound *hopefully* is healing OK.

    Does anyone have any similar incident?? I literally have NO IDEA how his spur was chewed//ripped/fell off.
     
    Last edited: Jun 18, 2007
  2. Jezebelle

    Jezebelle Out Of The Brooder

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    I had one roo that lost both of his spurs fighting something that was going after the hens. The spurs never grew back
     
  3. M.J

    M.J Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Your bird is fine with its spur off. with some people they remove them for show or safety
     

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