swollen "spur" area on female hen

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by goldeneggtees, Jul 10, 2010.

  1. goldeneggtees

    goldeneggtees Fluffy Butt Nut

    Mar 11, 2009
    Long Island, NY
    I've no idea if I am saying this right, I believe it's the area where a spur grows on a roo but not 100% sure on that. my hen has one "spur" that looks swollen but not red in any way. she's never had this before and it's def a hen, she's 1.5 years old. any ideas on what could be the cause?

  2. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble Premium Member

    Nov 27, 2008
    Jacksonville, Florida
    Most likely it is a spur lol. One of my Barred Rock hens has small spurs, one on each leg, they are soft to the touch right now. I guess they'll harden over time, not sure. She continues to lay eggs faithfully each day. Nothing to worry about.

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