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Spurs

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Walpysteve, Jan 15, 2012.

  1. Walpysteve

    Walpysteve Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi, if there are the little bumps on the leg of a chicken is that always male? In other words, do hens ever get little bumps down there on their leg? Thanks
     
  2. nzpouter

    nzpouter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    hens get it too... some oriental game hens can even grow them to a decent size.
     
  3. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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    all young birds have them, on boys and some girls they will grow into spurs
     
  4. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    spurs are not a determining factor for sex, wouldn't that make it too easy?

    ETA: there are breeds that are exceptions.
     

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