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Spurs ?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by hbwbk, May 25, 2011.

  1. hbwbk

    hbwbk In the Brooder

    At what age do males develop spurs?
     

  2. Nicole01

    Nicole01 Crowing

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    I heard at one year. Most chickens do have spur bumps, even hens.
     
  3. colster10000

    colster10000 Chirping

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    spurs grow like the tail feathers they wont be to the full lenght untill the tail feathers are at full length
     
  4. secuono

    secuono Songster

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    I have a Roos who are almost a year and their spurs are still only half grown. Their tail feathers are long and been so for months. That has nothing to do with spurs, at least none of my 3-4 different breed Roos.
     

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