We came up with an idea today

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by tink, Aug 23, 2008.

  1. tink

    tink Songster

    May 12, 2007
    upstate SC
    Our rooster spurs are about 1 1/2 long and he is hurting our hens. We thought we were going to cut them and chickened out!! Ha ha ha ha
    So instead we cut a piece of soft plastic tubing and put it on his spur and on the other side we put duct tape. It is a test to see what will happen.
  2. Tony K T

    Tony K T Crowing

    Jul 28, 2008
    New Hampshire
    Hi Tink,
    You can cut the tip off.It grows back just like your fingernail does.If you look close,you can see the blood line.Do not cut it past the bloodline.
    In N.H.,Tony.
  3. Zookeeper9000

    Zookeeper9000 Songster

    Mar 1, 2008
    Gladstone MI
    Rooster red or CUDA has step by step pics on how to trim the spurs.

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