When do roosters get spurs?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Molbaygun, Oct 4, 2008.

  1. Molbaygun

    Molbaygun Chirping

    Oct 4, 2008
    New Milford, CT
    Just curious as to when I might see spurs on my rooster. He's about 4 months old...we think... and crowing already. And if one crows will the others chime in if they are also roosters?

    Sorry, new to this!
  2. shareneh

    shareneh In the Brooder

    Aug 2, 2008
    North Dakota
    It depends on how old your roo is and what breed it is. I have one that crowed at four months and the other took two more months to crow. The one that took two months to crow grew spurs first. They are two seperate breeds.
  3. CoyoteMagic

    CoyoteMagic RIP ?-2014

    I was kind of wondering about this too. My 7month old Red sexlink roo doesn't have any spurs. He's is definately
  4. OHChick

    OHChick Songster

    May 8, 2007
    my roo is just starting to get spurs of any sort of size. he had little nubs but he's 1.5 yrs old now and they are growing, maybe 1/2" long now. he's a NH Red. i assume it would vary based upon breed? crowing, however, he's done for a looooooong time. [​IMG]

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