Whose been spurred???

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by tx_dane_mom, Jun 6, 2008.

  1. tx_dane_mom

    tx_dane_mom Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 23, 2007
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    Got my 1st dose today...by a phesant of all things. Never even thought about a phesant having spurs. If this thread thrives I will tell my tell of today in the Sams Club Parking lot.
     
  2. rooster-red

    rooster-red Here comes the Rooster

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    I have.
     
  3. luvmychicknkids

    luvmychicknkids Canning Squirrel

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    I haven't but I have always wondered just how bad it is. I kinda always pictured a little OUCH. Now I hear tales of stitches and such and it scares me!!! I want to hear more!!!!
     
  4. Shrader

    Shrader Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I want to hear more too.
    What happened in the parking lot?
     
  5. Buster

    Buster Back to Work

    I used to get spurred by my uncle's RIR roo all the time. You would always leave the coop with black and blue shins. Through your jeans mind you- I would never have worn shorts out there with that thing.
     
  6. a2ms4chickens

    a2ms4chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Don't keep us in suspense, tell us your story!

    I haven't been spurred, yet, but I need to trim some of my roosters spurs.
     
  7. perfectly_polish

    perfectly_polish Overrun With Chickens

    Mar 1, 2007
    CT
    I have a polish rooster that spurs everyone but me. He spurred me once and I gave him a good whack and he never did it again.
     
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  8. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    I've been spurred multiple times by multiple pesky roosters who made lovely stew. The worst was a roo who got me real good and had I not been wearing my thick rubber boots, could have probably gone though my leg. I had half dollar sized welts on the leg he attacked. However most aren't that bad and wouldn't bruise though thick rubber boots.
     
  9. Mrs MIA

    Mrs MIA Chick Magnet

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    I got nailed while I was bending down... right across the face from forehead to chin across my right eye. It was my fault for not keeping a closer eye on him, and if hubby has his way, he may wind up in the stewpot yet... [​IMG]
     
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  10. luvmychicknkids

    luvmychicknkids Canning Squirrel

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    Mrs. AK-Bird-Brain :

    I got nailed while I was bending down... right across the face from forehead to chin across my right eye. It was my fault for not keeping a closer eye on him, and if hubby has his way, he may wind up in the stewpot yet... [​IMG]

    OH MY!!! Are you alright?​
     

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