THIS IS HOW TAKE OFF A ROOSTERS SPURS

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by redrooster99, Oct 20, 2013.

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  1. redrooster99

    redrooster99 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I FOUND THIS VIDEO FOR ALL OF US WHO HAVE WONDER HOW TO GET OFF A ROOSTERS SPUR.THIS IS NOT MY VIDEO NOR ME.
     
  2. TTracy

    TTracy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Very helpful, thanks for sharing. I dont think that I would/could clip the under part of the spur! Watching the video, I was like.....[​IMG]
    Lol!
     
  3. saladin

    saladin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No doubt you could do this in this time consuming messy way, but why?

    All you need is a drill and a drummel bit or something like it. As you 'cut' the spur with the drummel bit (using the side) it will cauterize as it goes; thus, no blood.
     
  4. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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    The twisting off is simple and fast. Soaking and lotion is not necessary at all. I would NOT cut off the tip of the new spur! If you are worried about it being too sharp, wait a week or so until it has dried up and use a coarse nail file to blunt it a bit. I will say I've never had to do that, though.
     
  5. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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    Look up hot potato spur removal. I have done this and the bird doesn't bleed (I don't cut the tips off) and the spurs didn't grow back at a sharp point like what is seen after the spur's outer coat was removed. Now the roosters may sharpen them back to a point. I have one that does this now matter if I remove the spur or just dull the end of the spur.
     
  6. redrooster99

    redrooster99 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    those are some good ideas thanks for sharing
     
  7. redrooster99

    redrooster99 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i have an idea i think i should make a thread about common chicken problems and remidies and let people post their problem and all of us byc members post and help them out.
     

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