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Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by jdoane, Aug 21, 2013.
When do roosters start showing signs of spurs?
All chickens, including females, will have spur "nubs" as soon as they hatch. When a male is five to six months old or so, he will begin developing noticeable spurs.
I have six girls, 19wks old, and none of them have spurs or nubs. If you do a search on this site you'll find many posts on the subject
Well, they're not really "nubs". Usually they appear as just an enlarged, slightly bigger scale.